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What does Saran mean?

Saran Pronunciation of Saran [saran] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Saran means "princess". Saran is an alternate spelling of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai.

Associated with: princess.


Saran has 2 variants: Sareen and Sarine.

42 more related forms via Sarah: Sadee, Sadie, Sadye, Saira, Sairah, Sal, Salli, Sally, Sara, Sarahann, Sarai, Saraia, Sarajane, Sarajean, Saralee, Saralyn, Saralynn, Saramae, Sarely, Sarena, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarika, Sarina, Sarita, Sarka, Sarra, Sarrah, Sarrey, Sasa, Sera, Serach, Serah, Shara, Shari, Zahra, Zara, Zarah and Zaria.

Creative forms:
(female) Seran, Siran, ..

(male) Saranne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Saran Sarah (S.S.), ..

How popular is Saran?

Saran is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4111 out of 4276, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#40552 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Saran (not ranked) are Sadie (#52 from current records), Sadye, Saira, Sally (#1139), Sara (#162), Sarah (#58), Sarai (#440), Sarena, Sari, Sarina (#1342), Sarita, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Shari, Zahra (#690), Zara (#402), Zarah (#1779) and Zaria (#872). These relations of Saran reached the top of their popularity 35 years ago (usage of 2.9%) and are now much less widespread (usage 1%, 66%), with forms like Sadye becoming less stylish. Sadie, Sarai, Zahra and Zara are four of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sadye, Saira, Sally, Sara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sarah, Sarai, Sarena, Sari, Sarina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sarita, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Shari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zahra, Zara, Zarah, Zaria in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Saran is pronounced similarly to Cerian, Ciaran, Sarene, Serene, Sirene and Zareen. Other suggested similar names are Aeran, Carlan, Carman, Darian, Doran, Eadan, Eavan, Farran, Fran, Hanan, Jazan, Kalan, Karan, Karman, Marian, Marjan, Maryan, Miran, Niran, Pagan, Ragan, Saba, Sabah, Sabra, Sabrah, Sada, Sadah, Saffran, Sahra, San, Sana, Sariah, Saryna, Satin, Savana, Sean, Seara, Shan, Sharae, Sharan, Sharana, Sharay, Sharen, Sharlan, Sharman, Sharon, Sharyn, Shayan, Sheran, Sian, Siara, Sloan, Susan, Suzan and Taran. These names tend to be less commonly used than Saran.

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