Gender: Female Meaning of Sheba: "daughter of an oath" Origin of Sheba: Hebrew, short variation of Bathsheba

Sheba Origin and Meaning

The name Sheba is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "daughter of an oath".

This exotic biblical place-name for the region now known as Yemen started to feel fresh again as the name of the heroine of Zoe Heller's Notes on a Scandal, played on screen by Cate Blanchett.

Sheba is probably more ready for prime time than the long form mother name, although Bathsheba, which means "seventh daughter," has a rich Biblical and literary history.

The Queen of Sheba was a monarch of the ancient kingdom of, yes, Sheba

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Shieba, Scheba, Saba, Sabah, Sheeba, Shebah


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