US Popularity:1546
Meaning:Manifest; Apparent, evident; Helper, supporter; Bright, glowing; Blooming flower
Zahir is a boy's name of Arabic origin boasting rich and enlightening interpretations. Rooted in the Arabic word of the same name, Zahir speaks of that which is clear and apparent, loosely translated as "manifest." Across Islamic faiths and teaching, Zahir refers to the exterior world where action and bodies reside. Greatly associated with the Zahiri school of thought that seeks only the outward meaning of the Quran, Zahir also shares ties with the word Zaher, meaning "bright" and "glowing." Zahir can also mean "helper" or "supporter" and "blooming flower." With manifestation at its core, this name will encourage baby to honor their words and speak with transparency.

Zahir Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Zahir is currently #1749 on The Bump
Boy:Zahir is currently #505 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Zahir is currently #1546 in U.S. births
Boy:Zahir is currently #541 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 220
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • A Dictionary of Muslim Names by Prof S.A. Rahman, pg. 90

  • Name Doctor, Zahir

  • Behind the Name, Zahir, November 2019

  • WordSense Dictionary, zahir

  • Quranic Names, Zaher

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