Name Zara Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Zara


Zara is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Zara?

Zara is a modern English form of the literary name Zaïre, which was presumably derived from the Arabic name Zahra by the author Voltaire 1732. Besides, Zara is a variant of the biblical name Sara.

What does the name Zara mean?

Zara means “bright”, “shining” “brilliant” and “beautiful” (from Arabic “zahara/زَهَرَ” = to shine/to be radiant/to give light) or “blossom”, “flower” and “beauty” (from Arabic “zahra/زَهْرَة”). Deriving from Sara, Zara means “princess”, “lady” and “noblewoman” (from Hebrew “sár/שַׂר” = prince/chieftain).

Pronunciation of Zara

Variants of the name Zara


Popularity of the name Zara

The name Zara is ranked #2704 overall.

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