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Zohar

Last Name
355
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zohar

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
82%
Arabic
9%
Islamic/Muslim
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United States says the name Zohar is of Hebrew origin and means "Brilliance, radiance, splendor".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Zo"har
A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Etymology: Heb. zōhar candor, splendor

Wiktionary

Hebrew זוהר זֹהַר‎ (“splendor, radiance”).

  1. A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century AD. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Notable Persons Named Zohar

Notable Persons Named Zohar

Zohar Argov

Zohar Argov was a mizrahi music musician. Zohar was given the name Zohar Orkabi on July 16th, 1955. He passed away on November 6th, 1987.

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Zohar Strauss

Zohar was born on March 4th, 1972 in Haifa.

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Zohar Manna

Zohar Manna is a scientist.

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Zohar Zisapel

Zohar Zisapel is an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. Zohar was born on February 15th, 1949 in Tel Aviv.

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Zohar Fresco

Zohar Fresco is a jazz musician. He plays Frame drum, percussion, and voice. Zohar was born in 1969.

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Zohar Sharon

Zohar was born in Israel.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zohar

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zohar

Mat Zo

Mat Zo is a musician. He plays Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer, and DJ mix. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Mat was given the name Matan Zohar on April 30th, 1990. Mat is also known as MRSA, MRZO, and Unripelemon.

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Uri Zohar

Uri Zohar is a rabbi, film director, comedian, and writer. He was most prominent from 1956 to 1988. Uri was born on November 4th, 1935 in Tel Aviv.

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Yael Bar Zohar

Yael Bar Zohar is a model. Yael was born Yael Bar Zohar on January 29th, 1980 in Tel Aviv.

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Danah Zohar

Danah was born in 1945.

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Miki Zohar

Miki was born on March 28th, 1980 in Kiryat Gat.

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Israel Zohar

Israel was born in 1945.

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  • Rivka Zohar

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zohar U.S.
  White 94.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zohar

People with the last name Zohar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zohar

  • How Popular is the name Zohar? Zohar is the 25,245th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zohar was the 57,372nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zohar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 240 babies born with the first name Zohar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zohar 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 Zohar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zohar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zohar is Wednesday, April 18th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Zohar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zohar was in 2007 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Zohar Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zohar is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Zohar: The name spelled backwards is Rahoz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rhazo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zohar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 355 people with the last name Zohar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zohar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zohar as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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