US Popularity:1092
Meaning:Brilliance, splendor, bright; Flower
With Zahra, you get the best of both worlds: a name that’s a classic but doesn't sound dated, thanks to its sound with a bit of zest. This Arabic girl's name means "brilliance," "splendor," "bright," and "flower" and is revered in Islam, as the Prophet Muhammad's daughter is named Fatimah al-Zahra. This figure is seen as a paragon of compassion and generosity, setting an important example for baby to follow. Zahra is an abbreviated form of Zahara, as well as a different way to spell Zara, so it’s perfect if you’re looking for an unexpected spelling.

Zahra Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Zahra is currently #733 on The Bump
Girl:Zahra is currently #535 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Zahra is currently #1092 in U.S. births
Girl:Zahra is currently #556 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 50
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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