Sahara Name Meaning & Origin

Sahara

Pronunciation: sah-HAH-rə (key)

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My name isnt Sahara but it is Suhera texhniquily the same thing. I tried looking everywhere to find out what my name means because i loved it soo much. When i came to this website the name Sahara was close enough and it alse meant dawn and now i am so happy, because i love when the sun rises because it is so beautiful and i thank my auntie for thinking up this name for me

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Sahara is a very unique name. I have a 6 yr old daughter named Sahara Marine Luna and shes the only I've met.

My name is Rebecca and I have a 5 year old daughter named Sahara Jane Mckee. I have not seen anyone else with the name besides your daughters and my daughters.

My name is Sahara and I am couldn't be more thrilled that my parents gave me this name. Ever since I was little it's made me feel unique and special. It has really helped me have a deep sense and need for individuality, which has served me very well in life. I want to make sure when I have kids that I give them unique names that they'll love and that will make them feel unique.

My name is Sahara. I am the only Sahara I know. People always mispronouce and mispell my name. SARAH AND SARA ARE NOT THE SAME AS SAHARA. I cannot stress this enough. Sarah and Sara etc are boring, common names. Sahara on the other hand is exotic and original.

Nicknames for Sahara: | Edit

Sa, Sasa, Sassy
Note - DEFINITELY DO NOT CALL HER SARAH, SARA, SANDRA OR ANY OTHER NAME BUT THE ONE SHE WAS BLESSED TO HAVE!!!!!!!! I CANNOT STRESS HOW ANNOYING THIS IS. HONESTLY - IT'S NOT HARD TO SIMPLY PRONOUNCE SA-HA-RA. GOSH PEOPLE.

Meanings and history of the name Sahara: | Edit

Sahara, a desert in North Africa, the largest hot desert in the world.
Arabic word ṣaḥrā´(صَحراء), meaning "deserts".

Actually, a desert might be named Sahara, but the meaning of the name is "Dawn"

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My name's Sahara, and I've never met another in my life. My mom made me think there was no one else with the same name, and now its so unreal. I think it's awesome though. It's funny beacuse I have to tell everyone how to pronounce it, and sometimes it gets annoying when I have to repeat it. ;)

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