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Sara - Meaning of Sara

What does Sara mean?

Meaning of the name SaraSadieSarahZaraSaraiZariaSariahSarahiSallySaaraaSarraXaraSassieSarrahSarieSareneSarinaShariSadyeSaritaSherieSharitaKalaSallie

[ 2 syll. sa-ra, sar-a ] The baby girl name Sara is pronounced as SAER-ah or SEHR-ah in English, SAA-Raa in Dutch, Polish and Spanish, or ZAA-Raa in German †. Sara is mainly used in English, German, Indian, Scandinavian, and Spanish. Its language of origin is Hebrew. Sara is a spelling variant of the English, French, German, Hebrew, and Scandinavian name Sarah.

The familiar forms Sadie (English), Sally (English and French), and Sarie (English), and the spelling variants Sarra (English and Russian) and Sarrah (English) are forms of the name.

See also the related categories, spanish, indian, scandinavian, and german.

Sara is a classic favorite. At present it is still popular as a baby girl name, but not as much as it was previously. The name grew in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1980s. At the height of its usage in 1981, 0.635% of baby girls were named Sara. It was #26 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then. In 2016, its usage was only 0.105% and its ranking #152. Within the family of girl names directly related to Sara, Sarah was the most popular. In 2016, the name was twice as popular as Sara.

Baby names that sound like Sara include Saaraa, Sabbra, Sahra, Sarah, Sayra, Searah, Serra, Ceira, Cerra, Xara, Zahra, Zahraa, Saara, Saaraah, Saarah, Saarrah, Saghar, Sagirah, Sahar, and Sahare.

† Pronunciation for Sara: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"


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