Zara: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Zara | Girls
Origin of the name Zara:
Derived from the Arabic zahra (flower, blossom), which is from zahara (to blossom).
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I am names after the store called "ZARA" and when i was little that was one of my moms favorite store to get clothes from!
Most people on the first time they see me pronounce my name as "Sarah" but have the first letter sound like a "Z". Dont let other people make that mistake. It really gets annoying!
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Our daughter's name is Zara Nicole. It's not a name for everyone but totally fits her personality. I call her "Zari" most of the time. My father calls her "Zee".
My name is Zara and my family calls me either Zaza or Zada. Sometimes people call me Zebra, too.
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The Hebrew word zara means "seed", which appears to predate the Arabic and Russian meanings. In Arabic, Zara means star or flower, and is sometimes spelled Zahra. In Russian, Zara means princess. Some people believe that Zara is a form of Sarah.
- Famous real-life people named Zara: | Edit
Zara Phillips, Member of British royal family and grandaughter of Queen Elizabeth II.
Zara Cully, American character actress.
Zara Nelsova, famous 20th century cellist
- Zara in song, story & screen: | Edit
Zara from Marie Corelli's "A Romance of Two Worlds"
Zara from the game "Leo & Leah"
Princess Zara from the young adult novel series "The Faerie Path"
Zara from the "Westmark Trilogy"
Name Lists Featuring Zara
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Global Popularity of the Name Zara
- #26 in Australia (Victoria)
- #32 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #50 in Scotland
- #60 in Slovenia
- #69 in England
- #90 in Ireland
- #281 in Norway
- #310 in Canada (Quebec)
- #311 in Canada (Alberta)
- #369 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #774 in United States