What does Zaria mean?
Zaria /za-ria/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew, Arabic and Slavic derivation, and Zaria means "princess; radiance". Zaria is an alternate form of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Zaria is also a form of Zara (Arabic): see also Zahara. Zaria is also used as a variant of Zarya (Slavic).
(female) Zlaria, Zoeria, ..
(male) Zaran, Zaro, ..
How popular is Zaria?
Zaria is an unusual given name for women. Zaria is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Zaria for girls. Zaria was first listed in 1996 and reached its apex position of #479 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #860 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Zaria (#860 from current records) are Sadie (#46 from current records), Saira, Sara (#167), Sarah (#50), Sarai (#447), Sarena, Sari, Sarina (#1469), Sarita, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Shari, Zahra (#916), Zaira (#1733), Zara (#422) and Zariah (#535). Other forms, like Saraia, are uncommon. These relations of Zaria were at the peak of their popularity 34 years ago (adoption of 2.9%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 1.1%, down 63%). Sarah has been the recurring favorite, though Sarai has become popular as well, while forms like Sarah have become less popular.
Zaria is pronounced similarly to Ceara, Cearia, Cearra, Cera, Ceria, Ciara▼, Cieria, Ciri, Cyra, Sariah▲, Seara, Searra, Seeria, Siara, Siri, Siria, Suri, Syria, Zahrah, Zohra, Zora▼, Zorah, Zoraya, Zorrah and Zorya. Other recommended names are Adria, Arria, Bria▼, Catia, Dalia, Damia, Dania, Daria, Datia, Fabia, Gaia, Halia, Ilaria, Jania, Kacia, Karmia, Kiria, Kyria, Lakia, Loria, Malia, Maria▼, Marnia, Marsia, Martia, Naia, Nakia▼, Nania, Pavia, Tacia, Tania▼, Tasia, Tavia, Vardia, Zabrina, Zada, Zahira, Zahna, Zakia, Zakiah, Zakiya, Zalia, Zalika, Zanda, Zanna, Zaylia, Zelia, Zenia, Zia and Zoia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zaria.