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What does Zaheer mean?

Zaheer Pronunciation of Zaheer [za-heer] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and the meaning of Zaheer is "blossoming, flourishing". Zaheer is a variant form of Zahir (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, flourishing (power).


Zaheer has 1 variant: Zahur.

1 more different relation via Zahir: Zayyir.

Creative forms:
(male) Zuheer, ..


Middle name pairings:
Zaheer Aamir (Z.A.), ..

How popular is Zaheer?

Zaheer is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#55237 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Zahir (#1202 last year) is the only prominent variation form of Zaheer (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This form of Zaheer reached the top of its popularity in the year 2014 (#1110) and is almost as popular today (#1202, 10%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Zaheer is alike in pronunciation to Zahoor, Zuhair and Zuhayr. Other suggested similar names are Abeer, Baker, Banner, Barber, Bayler, Carver, Casper, Faber, Faheem, Fajer, Farrer, Gainer, Havier, Jader, Kadeer, Kaiser, Kasper, Katzeer, Kazmer, Lanier, Lawler, Lawyer, Maier, Marmer, Mather, Mayeer, Nadeer, Nader, Nagler, Naheer, Napier, Naseer, Ofeer, Palmer, Parker, Peer, Qadeer, Raheem, Rayner, Saber, Sadler, Sayer, Shameer, Shefer, Taber, Taheer, Tanner, Tavener, Uther, Valter, Vander, Waheeb, Walker, Warner, Xavier, Yaseer, Zaccery, Zachery, Zacheus, Zafar, Zahavi, Zahour, Zailor (see Taylor), Zakery, Zale, Zander, Zane, Zared, Zavier, Zayfeer, Zayle and Zaylor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zaheer.

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