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What does Zarah mean?

Zarah Pronunciation of Zarah as a girls' name has its roots in Hebrew and Arabic, and the name Zarah means "princess; radiance". Zarah is a version of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai. Zarah is also a variant of Zara (Arabic): see also Zahara.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, princess


VARIANTS Zayra, Zayeera, Zary, Zarria, Zariah, Zaria, Zaira, Zahra, Serah, Sera, Sarrey, Sarrah, Sarra, Sarie, Saria, Sari, Sarhah, Sarha, Saraia, Sarai, Sara, Sairah, Saira

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA SARAH, ZARA Saran, Sarka, Sasa, Serach, Shara, Zarina, Zarita

(female) Zarei, ..

(male) Zaro, ..

Zarah Marlo (Z.M.), ..

How popular is Zarah?

Zarah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Zarah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Zarah was first listed in 2015 and reached its top position of #1524 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is currently at #1785. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zarah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Saira, Sara (#173 A YEAR AGO), Sarah (#67), Sarai (#408), Sari, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Zahra (#589), Zaira (#1665), Zara (#253), Zaria (#753) and Zariah (#437) are the popular varying forms of Zarah (#1785). Usage of these relations of Zarah was well-received during the years 1980-1989 (AVERAGE #1585) and has become much less since (#1152, 75%), with forms like Sarah becoming less fashionable. The most trendy names for newborns here are Sarai, Zahra, Zara, Zaria and Zariah.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zarah, Saira, Sara, Sarah, Sarai in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sari, Sarrah, Sera, Shara, Zahra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zaira, Zara, Zaria, Zariah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sara, Sarah, Zahra, Zara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zarah is pronounced similarly to Ceara, Cearaa, Cera, Ciara, Ciarrah, Cira, Cyra, Cyrah, Sahra, Sariah, Seara, Siara, Zahrah, Zarya, Zohra, Zora, Zorah, Zoraya, Zorrah and Zorya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abrah, Adrah, Barah, Carah, Carlah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Darrah, Dayah, Dorah, Farah, Farrah, Ganah, Hajrah, Halah, Hanah, Janah, Jorah, Kalah, Karah, Karlah, Karrah, Kyrah, Lanah, Lorah, Maiah, Marah, Mariah, Mayah, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Myrah, Norah, Oprah, Orah, Perah, Rafah, Ramah, Sabrah, Sadah, Tajah, Tamrah, Tarah, Tarrah, Terah, Tiarah, Zada, Zahirah, Zakiah, Zana, Zaynah, Zivah and Zubah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zarah.

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