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pinWhat does Sara mean?

Sara /sara/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Sara's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Sara means "princess". Sara is a version of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Saro is a popular surname. See also Mersera and Sarina.


Sara has 18 variants: Saira, Sairah, Sarai, Saraia, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarra, Sarrah, Sarrey, Sera, Serah, Zahra, Zara, Zarah and Zaria.

Sara has 47 more relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Salra, Sanra, Syra. [more]

pinHow popular is Sara?

Sara is a very prominent first name for women (#84 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#23391 out of 150436, Top 16%). (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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sara name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sara outside U.S.

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 these girl names was at its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3295%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2728%, 17.2%), with versions like Zaria, Sally, Sallie, Sarina and Shari 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. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Sara and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sara, Sadie, Sadye, Sallie, Sally in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sarah, Sarai, Sarina, Sarrah, Shara in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shari, Zahra, Zara, Zaria in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sara, Sadie, Sally, Sarah, Sorcha outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zahra, Zara outside U.S.

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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.