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pinWhat does Zayra mean?

Zayra /za-yra/ as a name for girls is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Zayra is "radiance". Zayra is an alternate form, with the suffix -yra, of Zara (Arabic): see also Zahara.


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

Zayra has 2 more related forms via Zara: Zarina and Zarinda.

Kreatif forms: Zayka, Zayla, Zeara. [more]

pinHow popular is Zayra?

Zayra is an uncommon first name for females. Zayra is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zayra and related names. Zara (#422 2 years ago), Zariah (#535) and Zaria (#860) are the prominent varying forms of Zayra (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Zarria, are seldom used. These forms of Zayra were favored as birth names today (average #605). Zaria has been the most well-known version, although Zariah seems to be getting popular too, while Zaria is now somewhat dated. (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.

pinSimilar Names

Zayra is alike in pronunciation to Cyra, Sahra, Saira, Sara, Sarra, Zahra, Zahrah, Zarya, Zohra and Zora. Other recommended similar baby names are Mayra, Zahara, Zahira, Zayda and Zayna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zayra.