Sarah - girls name

Sarah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Sarah name meaning:

The name Sarah is of Hebrew origin and holds a significant meaning. In Hebrew, Sarah means "princess" or "noblewoman." It is derived from the word "Sarai," which means "my princess." Sarah is a name that exudes grace, elegance, and a sense of regality. It carries a symbolism of strength and leadership and is often associated with qualities of authority and beauty.

The name Sarah has strong biblical roots as well. In the Old Testament, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac, making her a prominent figure in the Abrahamic religions. Sarah is praised for her loyalty, devotion, and faith. She is considered a matriarch and a role model for many women. The name Sarah has stood the test of time and remains a popular choice for parents seeking a name that is both timeless and meaningful, embodying qualities of nobility and grace.

Origin: Hebrew



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Related names

Sarah , Sadie , Sally , Sara , Sarina , Sarita, Sorcha

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Overall UK ranking: 125 out of 5581

403 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (138)

Historical popularity of Sarah

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