What does Zahir mean?
Zahir [za-hir] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Zahir is "blossoming, flourishing".
(male) Zanhir, Zuhir, ..
(female) Zahirra, Zahirza, ..
How popular is Zahir?
Zahir is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#48567 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Zahir for boys. Zahir was first listed in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #1110 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #1202 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Zahir is alike in pronunciation to Zahoor, Zuhair and Zuhayr. Other suggested similar names are Gair, Jabir, Jair, Kadir, Mahir, Nadir, Nahir, Namir, Nasir▲, Ophir, Qadir, Safir, Saphir, Sapir, Tahir, Tamir, Yasir, Zafar, Zahour, Zain▲, Zaki, Zaphar, Zavier▲, Zayfir, Zayphir, Zefir and Zephir. Like Zahir, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.