[ 3 syll. za-ria, zar-ia ] The baby girl name Zaria is pronounced as Zaa-RIYah-, ZAA-Riy-ah- or ZAA-RYaa- †. Zaria is of Hebrew, Arabic, African-Nigeria, and Slavonic origin, and it is used largely in the English and Hebrew languages. The first name could be derived from the name of the Nigerian city of Zaria.
In addition, Zaria is an English form of the English, French, German, Hebrew, and Scandinavian Sarah.
Zaria is also an English form of Zara.
Zaria is also an English form of the name Zarya.
Zaria is somewhat popular as a baby name for girls. The name rose in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2000 with 0.029% of baby girls being given the name Zaria. Its ranking then was #479. The baby name has since fallen in popularity. In 2012, it ranked at #857 with a usage of 0.016%. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Zaria, Sarah was the most regularly used. Its use outnumbered Zaria's by 17 times in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Zaria include Zariah, Zarya, Zachary, Zackery, Zagirey, Zagiri, Zagirie, Zahara, Zahirah, Zaira, Zakary, Zaree, Zarreah, Zeahire, Zehara, Zehira, Zoreah, Zoriah, Zuria, and Tzuriya.
† Pronunciation for Zaria: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"