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Meaning and Name Origin

Zariah \z(a)-riah\ as a name for girls (also used less generally as boys' name Zariah) is of Arabic origin, and Zariah means "radiance". Zariah is a form of Zara (Arabic): see also Zahara. Both a feminine and a masculine name. A common choice for a name for newborns.


Zariah has 7 variants: Zaira, Zarah, Zaria, Zarria, Zary, Zayeera and Zayra.

Zariah has 2 more related variations via Zara: Zarina and Zarinda.


Zariah is an unusual given name for women. Zariah is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Zariah for girls. Zariah entered the list in 2004 and reached its apex position of #471 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #535 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zariah name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Zariah and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Zariah (#535 last year) rated in the Top 1000 are Zara (#422 last year) and Zaria (#860). These girl names are at the peak of their popularity presently, except for the form Zaria which has become less stylish. Zara (#422) and Zariah (#535) are two of the more fashionable girl names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Zariah is pronounced similarly to Sarah, Sarhah, Saria, Sariah, Sarrah, Zahrah, Zarya, Zorah and Zorrah. Other suggested similar baby names are Mariah, Zahirah and Zakiah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zariah.