Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Sapphira f. Ancient Greek σάπφειρος 'precious stone, gem'.

The name of a minor New Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Safira.

England
Early Modern English
1571 Saphira OrpingtonKe p. 3
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Sapphira". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Sapphira.