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What does Zarah mean?

Zarah Pronunciation of Zarah [zarah] as a girls' name has its roots in Hebrew and Arabic, and the name Zarah means "princess; radiance". Zarah is a version of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Zarah is also a variant of Zara (Arabic): see also Zahara.

Associated with: arabic, princess.


Zarah has 23 variants: Saira, Sairah, Sara, Sarai, Saraia, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarra, Sarrah, Sarrey, Sera, Serah, Zahra, Zaira, Zaria, Zariah, Zarria, Zary, Zayeera and Zayra.

7 more alternative forms via Sarah, Zara: Saran, Sarka, Sasa, Serach, Shara, Zarina and Zarita.

Creative forms:
(female) Zarei, Zurah, ..

(male) Zaran, Zaro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zarah Analeah (Z.A.), ..

How popular is Zarah?

Zarah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Zarah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zarah was first listed in 2015 and reached its top position of #1779 in the U.S. then. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zarah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zarah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Saira, Sara (#162 a year ago), Sarah (#58), Sarai (#440), Sari, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Zahra (#690), Zaira (#1570), Zara (#402), Zaria (#872) and Zariah (#506) are the popular varying forms of Zarah (#1779 a year ago). Usage of these relations of Zarah was well-received during the years 1980-1989 (average #1585) and has become much less since (#1177, 78%), with forms like Sarah becoming less fashionable. Sarai, Zahra, Zara and Zariah are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zarah, Saira, Sara, Sarah, Sarai in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sari, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Zahra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zaira, Zara, Zaria, Zariah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zarah is pronounced similarly to Ceara, Cearaa, Cera, Ciara, Ciarrah, Cira, Cyra, Cyrah, Sahra, Sariah, Seara, Siara, Zahrah, Zarya, Zohra, Zora, Zorah, Zoraya, Zorrah and Zorya. Other suggested similar names are Abrah, Adrah, Barah, Carah, Carlah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Darrah, Dayah, Dorah, Farah, Farrah, Ganah, Hajrah, Halah, Hanah, Janah, Jorah, Kalah, Karah, Karlah, Karrah, Kyrah, Lanah, Lorah, Maiah, Marah, Mariah, Mayah, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Myrah, Norah, Oprah, Orah, Perah, Rafah, Ramah, Sabrah, Sadah, Tajah, Tamrah, Tarah, Tarrah, Terah, Tiarah, Zada, Zahirah, Zakiah, Zana, Zaynah, Zivah and Zubah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zarah.

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