Zara - girls name

Zara name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Zara name meaning:

The name Zara has multiple origins and meanings. One of the most common origins is from the Arabic language, where Zara means "flower" or "blooming" and is associated with beauty and femininity. In this context, Zara represents a girl who is delicate and radiant, symbolizing the blossoming of a flower.

Zara is also a name with Hebrew origins, derived from the name Sarah, which means "princess" or "noblewoman." In this interpretation, Zara represents a girl who is regal, strong-willed, and carries herself with grace and dignity.

In addition to its Arabic and Hebrew roots, Zara is a name found in various cultures and languages, including Spanish, Italian, and Slavic. While the specific meanings may differ, Zara generally connotes qualities such as elegance, femininity, and beauty.

Overall, the name Zara embodies a sense of beauty, strength, and femininity, reflecting the diverse meanings associated with it in different cultures.

Origin: Arabic

Form of Sara. See Sarah.

Related names

Sara , Saaraa, Sadie , Sally , Sara , Sarina , Sarita, Sorcha , Zaira , Zara

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Overall UK ranking: 69 out of 5581

773 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (47)
  • England (68)
  • Wales (90)

Historical popularity of Zara

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