Zahra - girls name

Zahra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Zahra name meaning:

The name Zahra is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning. It is a feminine form of the Arabic word "zahrah," which translates to "flower" or "blooming." The name is often associated with beauty, grace, and elegance. In Islamic tradition, Zahra holds even deeper symbolism as it is one of the titles given to Fatimah, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad. Fatimah is highly revered in the Islamic faith and is considered a symbol of purity and righteousness.

Choosing the name Zahra for a girl signifies a desire to bestow upon her qualities often associated with flowers: delicacy, beauty, and growth. It reflects the hope that she will blossom into a remarkable, strong, and graceful individual. The name Zahra also carries a spiritual dimension, reminding parents of the importance of instilling values of purity, righteousness, and faith in their daughter. Ultimately, Zahra is a name that celebrates femininity, beauty, and the potential for personal growth and spiritual enlightenment.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Zahra , Zahraa'

Other girls names beginning with Z


Overall UK ranking: 190 out of 5581

269 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (558)

Historical popularity of Zahra

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