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pinWhat does Sarai mean?

Sarai /sa-rai/ as a name for girls. Sarai's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Sarai is "princess". Sarai is a variant form, with the suffix -i, of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai.


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

Sarai has 24 more different relations via Sarah: Sadee, Sadie, Sadye, Sal, Salli, Sallie, Sally, Sarahity, Saralee, Saralyn, Saramae, Saran, Sareen, Sarely, Sarena, Sarika, Sarina, Sarine, Sarita, Sarka, Sasa, Serach, Shara and Shari.

Kreatif forms: Scirai, Serai, Surai. [more]

pinHow popular is Sarai?

Sarai is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4112 out of 4276, Top 96%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Sarai for girls. Sarai was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #398 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is presently at #447. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Sarai and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Sarai (#447 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 1000 are Sadie (#46 in recent rankings), Sarah (#50), Sara (#167), Zara (#422), Zaria (#860), Zahra (#916), Sadye, Shari, Shara, Sallie, Sarina, Sarrah and Sally. Other forms, like Sarine, are uncommon. These relations of Sarai were favored as baby names during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.353%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.292%, down 17.2%), but with forms like Zaria, Sally, Sarina, Shari and Sadye becoming somewhat outmoded. Zara, Sadie and Sarai are three of the more fashionable girl names in this list, with Sadie going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sara, Sarah, 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 Sadie, Sally, Sara, Sarah, Zahra, Zara outside U.S.

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Sarai is alike in pronunciation to Ceara, Cearaa, Cera, Ciara, Cira, Ciri, Cyra, Cyrah, Sahra, Sariah, Seara, Searra, Siara, Siera, Siri, Siria, Soraya, Suri, Syria, Zahrah, Zaira, Zariah, Zarria, Zary and Zayra. Other recommended similar baby names are Sabah, Sabrah, Sammi, Sana, Shadai, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharay, Shardai and Sherai. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sarai.