Sapphira Meaning and Origin

The name Sapphira is a girl’s name meaning sapphire and is of Greek origin. The name Sapphira is s from Greek sappheiros ultimately derived from the Hebrew word sappir. Sapphira is a character in the New Testament that is remembered for lying to Peter about the profits of a piece of land she and her husband sold, their lie ultimately costs them both their lives (ACTS 5:1). We love the old-fashioned vibe of this name, which is associated with a precious stone. It makes a cool alternative to the more popular gemstone names like Pearl and Ruby.

Names similar to Sapphira:

  • Azura
  • Zephyra
  • Seraphina
  • Amara
  • Celestia
  • Evadne
  • Thalassa
  • Galatea
  • Isolde
  • Elara


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