Sarah - Meaning of Sarah

What does Sarah mean?

[ 2 syll. sa-rah, sar-ah ] The baby boy name Sarah is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced in English as SAER-ah or SEHR-ah or in German as ZAA-Raa †. Sarah is derived from Hebrew origins. The name's meaning is royal child. See Sarah for more information.

See also the related category hebrew.

Sarah is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1989 with 0.007% of baby boys being given the name Sarah. It ranked at #824 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. Among all boy names in its group, Sarah was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018. Sarah has mostly been a girl name in the past century. In 1989, the name Sarah was given to 199 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Sarah include Saaric, Saarick, Saarik, Saariq, Saric, Sarick, Sarig, Sarik, Sariq, Sarkee, Sarkey, Sarki, Sarkie, Sarkis, Sarkiss, Sarkisse, Sarky, Sarkys, Sarkyss, and Sarkysse.

† Pronunciation for Sarah: 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)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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