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Meaning and name origin

Zahara \za-hara, zaha-ra\ as a girl's 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 form: Zahra.

For more information, see also the related girl name Zohara.


Zahara is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zahara and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Zara (#422), Zahra (#916) and Sahara. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Zahara is also pronounced similarly to Saharah, Saharra, Zaheera, Zahira and Zahirah. Other suggested similar baby names are Nahara, Zahava, Zahrah, Zaira and Zayra. Like Zahara, these names are not commonly used.