What does Shara mean?
Shara [shara] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of the name Shara is "princess; a fertile plain". Shara is an alternate spelling of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Shara is also a derivative of Shari (English). Shara is also used as a derivative of Sharon (Hebrew).
Associated with: princess.
44 more related forms via Sarah, Shari, Sharon: Charin, Saira, Sairah, Sal, Sara▼, Sarai▲, Saraia, Saran, Sarena, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarika, Sarina, Sarita, Sarka, Sarra, Sarrah, Sasa, Sera, Serah, Sharan, Shareen, Shareena, Sharen, Sharena, Sharene, Sharla, Sharona, Sharonda, Sharonna, Sharren, Sharrin, Sharron▼, Sharyn▼, Sheran, Sheron, Sheryn, Zahra▲, Zara▲, Zarah and Zaria.Creative forms:
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(male) Shasa, Shava, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Shara?
Shara is a very prominent first name for females (#1566 out of 4276, Top 37%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#82691 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shara entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #948 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Shara are Sarah (#58 last year), Sara (#162), Zara (#402), Sarai (#440), Zahra (#690), Zaria (#872), Sharon (#977), Sarina (#1342), Zarah (#1779), Sharron, Sharonda, Sharyn, Sherri, Sharla, Sherry, Sheron, Sheran, Sharen, Sarrah, Sera, Sarita, Sari, Sarena, Sharae, Shari, Saira, Sharee, Sharan and Sharie. These forms of Shara were popular as baby names 8 decades ago (adoption of 3%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.6%, down 79.7%), with versions like Sara becoming somewhat dated. Zara, Zahra and Sarai are three of the more chic girl names in this compilation.
Shara is pronounced similarly to Chara, Cheray, Cheri▼, Sharaya, Sharayah, Sharaye, Sharrie, Sheera, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheraya, Sheree▼, Sherey, Sheri▼, Sheria, Shery, Shiri, Shura, Shuree and Shyra. Other suggested similar names are Adara, Cara▼, Kaara, Kara▼, Keara, Meara, Sagara, Sahara, Saharah, Saharra, Sahra, Seara, Searra, Sh'rae, Shadi, Shadira, Shaena, Shaka, Shamira, Shan, Shana▼, Shanae▼, Shanah, Shanda▼, Shandra, Shanea, Shardae, Sharde, Sharika, Sharina, Sharisa, Sharlan, Sharyl, Shasta, Shaun, Shauna▼, Shawna▼, Shaya, Shayla▼, Shea, Sher, Shyla, Siara, Sidra, Siera, Tara▼, Teara, Thora, Thyra and Yara. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shara.See names in meaning and etymology.