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Zara

Last Name
725
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zara mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zara

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
68%
English
21%
Islamic/Muslim
4%
Malayalam
3%
Pakistani
3%
Persian/Iranian
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Japan says the name Zara means "Blossom and princess".
  2. A user from Kuwait says the name Zara is of Pakistani origin and means "'princess' or 'to blossom' i am also muslim so i know what it means".
  3. 2 people from Australia and the United States agree the name Zara is of Arabic origin and means "Golden or princess".
  4. 9 submissions from all over the world agree the name Zara means "Princess" and is of Russian / Islamic / Muslim origin.
  5. According to a user from India, the name Zara is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Princess of the East".
  6. A submission from Canada says the name Zara means "From the Arabic name Zahra meaning 'blossoming flower, splendor, dawn'" and is of Arabic origin.
  7. According to a user from Japan, the name Zara is of Arabic origin and means "The name Zara means blossoming flower".
  8. According to a user from Singapore, the name Zara means "Light of the dawn".
  9. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Zara is of Greek origin and means "Bright as the dawn".
  10. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Zara is of Arabic origin and means "Flower".
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Wiktionary

A 20th-century variant of Sarah, or explained as Arabic زَهْرَة‎ (zahra, “flower”); given to the daughter of Princess Anne in 1981.

  1. A female given name

Zara was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Zara

Notable Persons Named Zara

Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson is a pop music, dance-pop, contemporary r&b, and electronic dance music musician. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Zara was given the name Zara Maria Larsson on December 16th, 1997 in Stockholm.

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Zara Tindall

Zara Tindall is an office holder. Zara was born on May 15th, 1981 in Paddington.

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Sasha Agha

Sasha Agha is an actress and singer. Sasha was given the name Zara Agha Khan by her parents Rehmat Khan and Salma Agha on January 1st, 1992 in London.

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Zara Cully

Zara Cully was an actor and actress. Zara was given the name Zara Frances Cully on January 26th, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S. Zara is also known as Zara Cully-Brown. She died on February 28th, 1978.

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Zara Whites

Zara was given the name Esther Kooiman on November 8th, 1968 in 's-Gravendeel, Hoeksche Waard, Netherlands.

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Zara Nutley

Zara Nutley is a tv actress. Zara was born on June 12th, 1926 in New Zealand. Zara is also known as Mrs Courtney.

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  • Zara
    Singing
  • Zara Barring
    Actor
  • Zara Dampney
  • Zara Durrani
    Tv Host
  • Zara Cisco Brough
  • Zara Davis

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zara

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zara

Gregorio Y. Zara

Gregorio Y. Zara was an engineer and inventor. Gregorio was given the name Gregorio Ynciong Zara on March 8th, 1902 in Lipa, Batangas. He breathed his last breath on October 15th, 1978.

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Zara

Zara is a pop and pop music singing. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Zara was given the name Zarifa Pashaevna Mgoyan on July 26th, 1983 in Saint Petersburg.

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Alberto Da Zara

His military service ended in 1946. Alberto was born on April 8th, 1889 in Padua. He left this life on June 4th, 1951.

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Christoper Zara

Christoper was born in 1970.

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Bert Zara

Bert Zara is a rugby player.

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Walter Zara

Walter Zara is a sports team member for the MFK Dubnica.

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Common last names for Zara

  • Brown
  • Smith

Common first names for Zara

  • Frank
  • Mary
  • Dorothy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zara U.S.
  White 66.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zara

People with the last name Zara are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zara

  • How Popular is the name Zara? Zara is the 2,263rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zara was the 31,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,667 babies born with the first name Zara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zara to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zara is Thursday, July 15th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Zara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zara was in 2019 with a total of 1,316 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zara!
  • Random Zara Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zara ranks 66th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 11 babies in Delaware have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Zara: The name spelled backwards is Araz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Azar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 725 people with the last name Zara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zara as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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