Meaning:in flower


Pronunciation:zah rah

Variations:Zara, Zaara, Zahra, Zahraa

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About Zarah

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A different spelling of the more common Zara, Zarah is a lovely and unique name that is not so popular that it is found everywhere. This is a great choice for parents looking for something a bit more quirky.

Detailed Meaning

Zarah is a spelling variation of the feminine name Zara, which is of Arabic origin and is said to mean ‘in flower,’ as in to flourish. In Islamic belief it was the surname of the Prophet Mohamed’s mother, and is a popular name with Muslim parents, who use it in tribute to her. It became more well known in Britain when Princess Anne gave the name to her daughter.

Famous People With This Name

Zarah is a Filipino-American personality and singer. Zarah Leander was a Swedish actress and singer. Zarah Ghahramani is an Iranian-born author.

Possible Nicknames

A cute nickname for Zara hcould be ZaZa or perhaps even RaRa/RahRah.

Related Names

Zarah can also be spelt Zara, Zaara, Zahra, and Zahraa.

Stories Featuring This Name

Zara Charmichael is a character in the show “Doctors.” Zara Morgan is a character in the British soap opera, “Hollyoaks.” Zara is also the name of the popular high street clothing store.

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