Sheba

Sheba - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sheba, meaning daughter of an oath, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1961 on position #2563. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sheba and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sheba? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sheba. The baby girl name Sheba was given to 6 baby girls in 1993, ranking #4087 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 259,763 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sheba peaked in popularity 44 years ago in 1975 on position 1310.



Famous with this name

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Sheba is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sheba is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,929 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,929.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sheba is where you live.


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Sheba origin and meaning

Sheba is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means daughter of an oath. To see famous people named Sheba, pop culture references for the name Sheba and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sheba

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sheba, sorted by popularity.

Sophia / Sophie / Sofia / Sofie / Safa / Safiya / Saba / Safia / Sofiya / Sophya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19934087
19913748
19893873
19863930
19853814
19822648
19791869
19781962
19772664
19762057
19751310
19742419
19732989
19712993
19702982
19692821
19612563

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1929

Even more about Sheba


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sheba a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sheba?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1975
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sheba
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 259,763
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1961
1993 births +6

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