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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 19 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Princess, Quarrelsome

Pronunciation: Suh-rye, /səˈraɪ/, S AE R EY

Popularity Rank: #5,043

On this page:

  • 1. Sarai Meaning
  • 2. Sarai Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Sarai
  • 4. Translations of Sarai
  • 5. Sarai Name Popularity
  • 6. Sarai popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Sarai
  • 8. Sarai Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Sarai

Sarai Meaning

Derived from Sarah, meaning 'princess' or 'noblewoman'. In the Bible, Sarai was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac. The name conveys strength, beauty, and grace.

Sarai also means "Princess, Quarrelsome, Contentious".

Sarai is commonly found in Mexico, United States of America, Spain, and 70 more countries.

Sarai Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Suh-rye

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /səˈraɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AE R EY

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Sarai

Sarai Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Sarai is recorded 11,570 times globally, ranking it as the 5,043th most common name worldwide.

Sarai is most prevalent in Mexico, with 3,992 occurrences, making it the 492th most popular name in the country.

In Mexico, the name Sarai is found among 1 in every 226 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Sarai Popularity by Country

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Mexico#4921 : 226
United States of America#1,4761 : 697
Spain#1,0431 : 603
Peru#1,0871 : 1,136
Colombia#1,9531 : 1,651
Guatemala#4081 : 346
Chile#1,3001 : 1,425
Bolivia#1,1021 : 1,050
Panama#1,3691 : 1,608
Israel#3,7781 : 2,531
Italy#12,5431 : 14,969
United Kingdom#10,2101 : 11,188
Palestine#6,9751 : 7,377
Argentina#3,2021 : 5,399
Costa Rica#3,0291 : 3,607
Netherlands#8,6521 : 9,728
Canada#8,7821 : 10,498
Saudi Arabia#56,7301 : 103,293
South Africa#28,9951 : 83,746
France#31,1611 : 59,272

List of countries the name Sarai is rarely found

Sarai popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Sarai from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Sarai

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Sarai Name Poster

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Names similar to Sarai

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