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Sabra Meaning


What does Sabra mean?

The name Sabra is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Sabra is "prickly pear, thorny outside, soft inside".

Sabra is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sa-bra.

The Given Name Sabra

An informal term coined in the 1930s to refer to native born Israelis (at the time British Palestine).

The term refers to the tenacious plant of the same name (prickly pear in English) that has a prickly, thick exterior skin that masks a sweet, soft interior, much like the Israeli people.

Sabra Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 13,456 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 9,217 in baby name popularity for girls with 12 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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Sabra Related Names

Variants of the name Sabra include Sabrah, Sabre, Sebra, Tzabar.

Famous Sabras

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