US Popularity:3086
A name that evokes the magnificence of the wilderness, Sahara is a feminine name derived from the Arabic word ṣaḥrā, meaning “desert.” This beautiful name brings the beauty and tranquility of the Sahara Desert to mind, with its shifting sands creating a landscape full of mystery and splendor. Also a form of Sarah—meaning “princess”—Sahara is mellifluous and rolls off the tongue, carrying with it a sense of regality not only derived from its majestic dunes. Reminiscent of the golden ridges of the desert, Sahara is a name to remember.

Sahara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sahara is currently #2301 on The Bump
Girl:Sahara is currently #1009 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sahara is currently #3086 in U.S. births
Girl:Sahara is currently #1181 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 120
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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