What does Zahra mean?
Zahra /zah-ra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Zahra is "white; flower".
Zahra has 1 variant: Zahrah.more]
How popular is Zahra?
Zahra is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#50178 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Zahra for girls. Zahra was first listed in 2012 and reached its top rank of #900 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #916. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
The only other prominent related form of Zahra (#916 the previous year) is Sarah (#50 the previous year). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in the year 2013 (usage of 0.526%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.517%, down 1.7%). Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Zahra and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Zahra is pronounced similarly to Sahra, Saira, Sara, Sarra, Zaira, Zara▲, Zarah, Zaria▼, Zarria, Zary, Zarya, Zayra, Zohra and Zora▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Mahra, Zaheera, Zahira, Zahirah, Zahna and Zohara. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zahra.