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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zorah

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Zorah is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Morning star".
  2. According to a user from Hawaii, U.S., the name Zorah is of Hebrew origin and means "One of light".
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Fun Facts about the name Zorah

  • How Popular is the name Zorah? Zorah is the 23,024th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zorah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286 babies born with the first name Zorah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zorah 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 Zorah? 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 Zorah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zorah is Sunday, May 21st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Zorah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zorah was in 2019 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Zorah Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zorah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Zorah: The name spelled backwards is Haroz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hraoz. How do you pronounce that?
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