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Sahara meaning and name origin

Sahara \sa-hara, saha-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced sah-HAH-rah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Sahara is "desert". Place name: an inhospitable desert in North Africa.

Sahara has 4 variant forms: Saharah, Saharra, Sahra and Zahara.

For more information, see also the related name Sarah.

Baby names that sound like Sahara are Zahira and Zohara.

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Popularity of Sahara

Sahara is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#49647 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Sahara
Popularity of Sahara