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Zara

Sophie Williams
By Sophie Williams Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Princess, Lady, Shining

Pronunciation: ZAH-rah, /ˈzɑːrə/, Z AE R AH

Popularity Rank: #2,731

On this page:

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

Zara Meaning

Derived from the name Zahrah, meaning 'blooming flower' or 'radiant'. Zara also has Arabic, Persian, and Slavic origins, each with slightly different meanings.

Zara also means "Princess, Lady, Shining, Flower, Light, Dawn, Blossom, Radiance, Queen, Blossoming Flower, Little, Womenn of Jannah (Heaven), Day's Awakening".

Zara is commonly found in United Kingdom, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and 93 more countries.

Zara Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ZAH-rah

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈzɑːrə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: Z AE R AH

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

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

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

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

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 Zara

Zara Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Zara is recorded 23,672 times globally, ranking it as the 2,731th most common name worldwide.

Zara is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 2,993 occurrences, making it the 531th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Zara is found among 1 in every 183 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Zara Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United Kingdom#5311 : 183
Malaysia#6911 : 1,010
Saudi Arabia#2,1201 : 2,000
Morocco#1,1541 : 789
Nigeria#1,1561 : 1,079
Algeria#1,2541 : 1,245
France#1,8391 : 1,255
United States of America#2,9341 : 1,775
Italy#2,3551 : 1,489
Bangladesh#5601 : 637
Russia#9601 : 563
Turkey#2,1011 : 1,537
United Arab Emirates#1,2741 : 1,580
India#1,2791 : 1,520
Mexico#2,1581 : 1,729
Colombia#2,7741 : 2,670
Spain#2,0461 : 1,523
Egypt#6,7931 : 6,444
Canada#1,5001 : 1,047
Netherlands#1,8871 : 1,150
Cameroon#9171 : 1,504
Peru#2,3551 : 3,373
Iraq#4,9551 : 4,507
Ireland#6771 : 344
Belgium#1,5841 : 1,090
Kazakhstan#1,6141 : 848
Oman#2,4471 : 2,841
Germany#2,2851 : 1,637
Kuwait#2,1161 : 3,186
Singapore#1,7441 : 2,839
South Africa#6,5621 : 11,843
Bahrain#1,0561 : 1,803
Sweden#8541 : 714
Iran#1,9401 : 1,398
Qatar#2,4531 : 3,739
Tunisia#4,0751 : 4,887
Sudan#6,6291 : 12,560
Hong Kong#2,5511 : 4,119
Chile#3,7581 : 5,882
Croatia#6931 : 439
Switzerland#2,4031 : 2,482
Syrian Arab Republic#7,2071 : 7,605
Bolivia#3,3311 : 5,522
Libya#5,5111 : 10,164
Portugal#1,7951 : 2,579
Ghana#1,5801 : 3,257
Palestine#6,2221 : 6,148
Bulgaria#1,2811 : 869
Israel#6,7351 : 6,351
Brunei Darussalam#4271 : 1,725
Finland#1,9001 : 2,641
Mauritius#1,9031 : 2,687
Denmark#1,2831 : 1,988
Lebanon#3,6541 : 4,629
Panama#3,0341 : 4,824
Philippines#2,3671 : 5,781
Argentina#3,2821 : 5,537
Brazil#11,2481 : 21,360
China#1,7261 : 4,414
Guatemala#3,6631 : 6,672
Uruguay#2,3951 : 3,654
Austria#2,9661 : 3,736
Azerbaijan#5441 : 602
Norway#1,6791 : 2,950
Jordan#7,1191 : 11,831
Greece#3,0891 : 4,356

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Zara popularity in U.S.

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

Famous People with Name Zara

Nicknames for Zara

Zara-Za, Zara-licious, Zara-Bear, Zara-nee, Zara-rama, Zara-licia, Zarita, Zara-boo, Zara-lic, Zara-babe

Zara Name Poster

Zara Name Poster

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