What does Sarai mean?
Sarai [sarai] as a name for girls has its root in 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.
Associated with: princess.
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▼.Creative forms:
(female) Sabrai, Scirai, ..
(male) Saraith, Sasi, .. Middle name pairings:
Sarai Spencer (S.S.), ..
How 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 statistics of Sarai for girls. Sarai was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #398 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is presently at #440. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of the girl name Sarai and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Sarai (#440 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sadie (#52 in recent rankings), Sarah (#58), Sara (#162), Zara (#402), Zahra (#690), Zaria (#872), Sally (#1139), Sarina (#1342), Zarah (#1779), Shara, Sera, Shari, Sari, Saira, Sadye, Sallie, Sarena, Sarita and Sarrah. Other forms, like Saraia, are uncommon. These relations of Sarai were favored as baby names 4 decades ago (usage of 2.92%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.98%, down 66.4%), with forms like Sara becoming somewhat outmoded. Sadie, Zara, Zahra and Sarai are four of the more fashionable girl names in this list.
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 names are Janai, Lanai, Saba, Sabah, Sabra, Sabrah, Sachi, Sada, Sadah, Saffi, Sami, Sammi, Sana, Sandi▼, Shadai, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharan, Sharay, Shardai and Sherai. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sarai.See names in meaning and etymology.