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Bathsheba

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bathsheba mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bathsheba

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
67%
Jewish
25%
Russian
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from the United States and China, the name Bathsheba means "Daughter of oath".
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  1. (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)
Wiktionary

From Hebrew בַּת שֶׁבַע‎ (bat shéva'), from בַּת‎ (bát, “daughter”) + שֶׁבַע‎ (shéva, “oath”).

  1. In the Old Testament, the wife of Uriah and later of David. (biblical character)
  2. (uncommon) A female given name from Hebrew of biblical origin.

Notable Persons Named Bathsheba

Notable Persons Named Bathsheba

Bathsheba

Bathsheba is royalty. She holds the title Queen of Israel and Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy).

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Bathsheba Spooner

Bathsheba Spooner is a criminal.

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Bathsheba Doran

Bathsheba is also known as Doran and Bash.

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Bathsheba Nell Crocker

Bathsheba Nell Crocker is an Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. She has been prominent since 2014. Bathsheba is also known as Sheba.

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Bathsheba Bowers

Bathsheba was born on June 4th, 1671. She left this life in 1718.

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Bathsheba Ratzkoff

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bathsheba

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bathsheba

Bathsheba

Bathsheba is royalty. She holds the title Queen of Israel and Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy).

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Fun Facts about the name Bathsheba

  • How Popular is the name Bathsheba? Bathsheba is the 20,596th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bathsheba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 354 babies born with the first name Bathsheba in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bathsheba to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bathsheba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Bathsheba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bathsheba is Friday, October 9th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Bathsheba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bathsheba was in 1977 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Bathsheba Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bathsheba is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Bathsheba: The name spelled backwards is Abehshtab. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hteaabsbh. How do you pronounce that?
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