What does Zarah mean?
Zarah /za-rah/ as a girls' name. Zarah's roots are 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.
(female) Zarei, Zurah, ..
(male) Zaran, Zaro, ..
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)
Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Zarah and associated names. Saira, Sara (#167 a year ago), Sarah (#50), Sarai (#447), Sari, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Zahra (#916), Zaira (#1733), Zara (#422), Zaria (#860) and Zariah (#535) are the popular varying forms of Zarah (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Zarah was well-received during the years 1980-1989 (average #1553) and has become much less since (#1163, ▼77%), with forms like Sarah becoming less fashionable. Sarai, Zahra, Zara and Zariah are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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.