What does Shara mean?
Shara /sha-ra/ 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).
Shara has 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▼.Kreatif forms: Shadra, Shora. [more]
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)
Charted below is the baby name history of Shara for girls. Shara entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #902 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Shara and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Shara are Sarah (#50 last year), Sara (#167), Zara (#422), Sarai (#447), Zaria (#860), Sharon (#879), Zahra (#916), Sherry, Sherri, Sarrah, Sarina, Sheron, Sharyn, Sharla, Shari, Sharonda, Sharron and Sharen. These forms of Shara were popular as baby names during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.34%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.17%, down 49.5%), with versions like Sharon, Zaria, Sharonda, Sharen and Shari becoming somewhat dated. Zara and Sarai are two of the more chic girl names in this compilation.
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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 baby 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.