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pinWhat does Zahara mean?

Zahara /za-hara/ as a girls' name is pronounced za-HAH-rah. It is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zahara is "flowering; shining". See also Sahara, Zara, and Zohra.


Zahara has 1 variant: Zahra.

Related girl name: Zohara.

Zahara has 13 more related forms via Sahara, Zara: Saharah, Saharra, Sahra, Zaira, Zarah, Zaria, Zariah, Zarina, Zarinda, Zarria, Zary, Zayeera and Zayra.

Kreatif forms: Zahana, Zehara, Zihara. [more]

pinHow popular is Zahara?

Zahara is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#70473 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Zahra (#916 2 years ago), Zara (#422), Zaria (#860) and Zariah (#535) are the prominent variation forms of Zahara (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Zahara was more pronounced in the year 2013 (average #679) and has remained as conventional to this day (#683, 1.2%). Zaria has historically been a favorite of parents, though Zara is currently higher in the list, and Zaria has become less popular. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Zahara and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zahra, Zara, Zaria, Zariah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zahra, Zara outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Zahara is alike in pronunciation to Zaheera, Zahira and Zahirah. Other suggested similar baby names are Nahara, Zahava and Zahrah. Like Zahara, these names are not commonly used.