What does Sahara mean?
Associated with: arabic.
Related girl name: Sarah.Creative forms:
(female) Sahaia, Sarhara, ..
(male) Sahasa, Sahava, .. Middle name pairings:
Sahara Adalia (S.A.), ..
How popular is Sahara?
Sahara is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#94676 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Sahara was first listed in 1992 and reached its top rank of #1032 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is presently at #1739. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Sahara (#1739 a year ago) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sarah (#58 a year ago) and Zahara (#1417). Adoption of these relations of Sahara was widespread among parents in the 1980s (median #1335) and has become much lower since (#1071, ▼83%).
Sahara is alike in pronunciation to Zaheera, Zahira, Zahirah and Zohara. Other recommended names are Bahira, Chara, Damara, Hadara, Ishara, Jahzara, Kaara, Kamara, Kanara, Lacara, Mahala▼, Makara, Nahara, Nehara, Sabra, Sadira, Safira, Sagara, Sahlma, Sairah, Sakura, Salama, Samala, Samara, Samaria, Samira, Sammara, Saphira, Sara▼, Sarai▲, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarra, Savana▼, Searra, Semara, Sh'rae, Shaka, Shamara, Shana▼, Shara, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharan, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Sharee, Sharla, Shary, Sheera, Sher, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherai, Sheray, Sheri▼, Sheria, Shery, Shirah, Shiri, Shyra, Siara, Siera, Sierra▼, Soraya, Tamara▼ and Zahra▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sahara.