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

Origin and Meaning of Zehra

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Turkey says the name Zehra means "Bright faced, flower, bright light".
  2. A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Zehra means "Bright face/light" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. According to a user from Greece, the name Zehra means "Flower, someone with a beautiful illuminated face".
  4. 2 people from California, U.S. agree the name Zehra is of English origin and means "Flower".
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From Persian ذره

Notable Persons Named Zehra

Notable Persons Named Zehra

Zehra Nigah

Zehra Nigah is a poet.

Zehra Sheerazi

She holds the title Miss Canada Pakistan 2003, Miss Pakistan World 2003, and Miss Pakistan World2003. Zehra was born Zehra Sheerazi in 1983 in Karachi.

Zehra Bilir

Zehra was born on March 26th, 1913 in Arapgir. She left this life on June 28th, 2007.

Zehra Deović

Zehra Deović was a singer. They were most active from 1960 to 2015. Zehra was born on December 9th, 1938 in Foča. They breathed their last breath on October 30th, 2015.

Zehra Naqvi

She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Zehra was born on July 5th, 1977.

Zehra Topel

She holds the title Woman International Master(WIM) and FIDE titles. Zehra was born on April 13th, 1987 in Shumen.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zehra

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zehra

Nasim Zehra

Nasim Zehra is a journalist. Nasim was born on January 8th, 1959.

Kishwer Zehra


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zehra U.S.
  White 6.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zehra

People with the last name Zehra are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zehra

  • How Popular is the name Zehra? Zehra is the 15,131st most popular name of all time. As a last name Zehra was the 98,982nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zehra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 594 babies born with the first name Zehra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zehra to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zehra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zehra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zehra is Saturday, July 8th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Zehra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zehra was in 2013 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Zehra Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zehra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Zehra: The name spelled backwards is Arhez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Herza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zehra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 183 people with the last name Zehra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zehra? Zehra is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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