US Popularity:2405
Other Origin(s):Swahili, Hebrew
Meaning:Shining, brilliant; Flower; White
Zahara is a stunning girl's name with Arabic, Hebrew, and Swahili roots. In Arabic and Hebrew, Zahara means "shining" or "brilliant," derived from Zahar or Zohar. In Swahili, Zahara derives from Zahra, and means that means "flower" or "flowering." This is a name that will have baby feeling as beautiful as a garden in full bloom and as radiant as the shining sun. Not only is Zahara an exquisite given name on its own, it also has several cute and catchy nicknames, including Zar, Zara, and Hara.

Zahara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Zahara is currently #1873 on The Bump
Girl:Zahara is currently #834 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Zahara is currently #2405 in U.S. births
Girl:Zahara is currently #928 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 138
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 317

  • Ancestry, Zahara Family Name

  • Behind the Name, Zahara, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Zahra, December 2022

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