What does Sara mean?
Sara \s(a)-ra\ as a name for girls. Sara's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Sara means "princess". Sara is a derivative of Sarah (Hebrew); biblical: originally called Sarai. Very popular as a name for kids. See also Mersera and Sarina.
Sara has 47 more related variations via Sarah: Sadee, Sadella, Sadelle, Sadellia, Sadie▲, Sadye▼, Saidee, Sal, Sallee, Salley, Salli, Sallie▼, Sally▼, Sarabeth, Sarahann, Sarahity, Sarahlee, Sarahlynn, Sarajane, Sarajean, Saralee, Saralyn, Saralynn, Saramae, Saran, Sareen, Sarely, Sarena, Sarette, Sarika, Sarina▼, Sarine, Sarissa, Sarita, Sarka, Sarolta, Sarotta, Sarotte, Sasa, Serach, Serita, Shara, Shari▼, Sorcha, Sydel, Sydelle and Zarita.
Sara is a very prominent first name for women (#84 out of 4276, Top 2%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#49607 out of 88799, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Sara for girls. Sara reached its highest rank of #30 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #167 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Sara and affiliated names. Sadie (#46 last year), Sarah (#50), Zara (#422), Sarai (#447), Zaria (#860), Zahra (#916), Sorcha, Shari, Sarina, Sadye, Sallie, Sally, Sarrah and Shara are the prominent varying forms of Sara (#167 last year). Usage of this girl name was at its highest during 1890-1899 and is somewhat lower today, with versions like Zaria, Shari, Sarina, Sally and Sallie falling out of fashion. Zara (#422), Sadie (#46) and Sarai (#447) are three of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Sadie enjoying a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Sara is pronounced similarly to Ceara, Cera, Ciara▼, Cira, Cyra, Sahra, Sariah, Seara, Searra, Siara, Siera, Siri, Siria, Suri, Syria, Zaira, Zary, Zarya, Zayra and Zora▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Bara, Cara▼, Dara▼, Fara, Iara, Kara▲, Lara▼, Mara▲, Saba, Sabra, Sada, Sahara, Sana, Sharae, Sharay, Shary, Shera, Shira, Shura, Shyra, Tara▼ and Yara. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sara.