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What does Sahra mean?

Sahra Pronunciation of Sahra [sahra] as a girls' name has its root in Arabic, and Sahra means "desert". Sahra is an alternate form of Sahara (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


3 relations via Sahara: Saharah, Saharra and Zahara.

Creative forms:
(female) Sahla, Scira, ..

(male) Sahro, Sahry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sahra Emersyn (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sahra?

Sahra is an uncommon given name for females. Sahra is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Sahra (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Zahara (#1417 a year ago) and Sahara (#1739). Other forms, like Saharra, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Sahra was widespread among parents a decade ago (median #1190) and is almost as conventional today (#1578, 24.8%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sahara, Zahara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sahra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sahra is alike in pronunciation to Cearra, Ceira, Cera, Ciara, Cyra, Saira, Sairah, Sara, Sarai, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Sarie, Sarrey, Seeria, Serah, Sierra, Siri, Suri, Syria, Zahrah, Zara, Zary, Zarya and Zohra. Other recommended names are Caera, Daira, Darra, Fabra (see Fabia), Fara, Farra, Hajra, Iara, Jadra, Karra, Lara, Laura, Madra, Mahra, Maira, Mara, Marra, Mavra, Mayra, Nadra, Ophra, Saba, Sabra, Sacha, Sadia, Sadira, Safia, Safira, Sahlma, Samara, Samia, Samira, Sanda, Saphira, Saran, Sarka, Sasa, Sasha, Shara, Shea, Shera, Shira, Shura, Shyra, Sidra, Tamra, Tara, Yaira, Yara and Zahira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sahra.