What does Sarai mean?
Sarai /sa-rai/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Sarai's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Sarai is "princess". Sarai is a variant transcription of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Compare last name Saray.
Sarai▲ has 47 more different forms 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: Scirai, Serai, Surai. [more]
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 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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Sarai and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Sarai (#447 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Sadie (#46 in 2014), Sarah (#50), Sara (#167), Zara (#422), Zaria (#860), Zahra (#916), Sorcha, Shari, Sarina, Sadye, Sallie, Sally, Sarrah and Shara. Forms like Sarrey are uncommon. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3295%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2728%, down 17.2%), with forms like Zaria, Sally, Sallie, Sarina and Shari becoming somewhat outmoded. Zara (#422), Sadie (#46) and Sarai (#447) are three of the more fashionable girl names in this list, with Sadie going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Sarai▲ is alike in pronunciation to Sahra, Sariah, Seara, Siara, Siri and Suri. Other recommended similar baby names are Sharae, Sharaia, Sharay and Sherai. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sarai.