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What does Zorah mean?

Zorah Pronunciation of Zorah [zo-rah] as a name for girls has its root in Slavic, and the name Zorah means "dawn". Zorah is a variant form of Zora (Slavic): author Zora Neale Hurston.

Associated with: dawn.


Zorah has 3 variants: Zoraya, Zorrah and Zorya.

4 more different relations via Zora: Zorana, Zoreen, Zorina and Zorine.

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

(male) Zoery, Zoran, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zorah Kimberly (Z.K.), ..

How popular is Zorah?

Zorah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Zorah is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Zora (#1587 last year) is the only popular variation form of Zorah (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Zorine, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Zorah reached its apex in the 1880s and has become significantly lower since, with Zora falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zorah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zorah is alike in pronunciation to Cera, Cira, Cyra, Cyrah, Sairah, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarrah, Sera, Serah, Soraya, Zahra, Zahrah, Zaira, Zara, Zarah, Zaria, Zariah, Zary, Zarya, Zayra and Zohra. Other recommended names are Abrah, Adrah, Anorah, Barah, Carah, Darah, Dorah, Drorah (see Derora), Farah, Jorah, Karah, Kyrah, Leorah, Lorah, Marah, Merah, Mirah, Monah, Morah, Moriah, Myrah, Nonah, Norah, Oonah, Oprah, Orah, Perah, Tarah, Terah, Tovah, Yonah, Ziporah, Zivah, Zoia, Zola, Zona, Zoya and Zubah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zorah.

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