[ syll. za-hi-ra, zah-ira ] The baby girl name Zahira is pronounced ZAHHHIHRAH †. Zahira is of Arabic and African-Swahili origin. It is used mainly in Arabic and Spanish. Arabic origin: It is derived from the word zahir with the meaning 'apparent, manifest, bright'.
In addition, Zahira is a form of the African, Arabic, Swahili, and Urdu Zahra.
Zahira is also a Spanish form of Zara.
Zahira is the feminine equivalent of the Arabic, Hebrew, Swahili, and Turkish Zahir.
Zahira is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Zahira, Zara was the most commonly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Zahira include Zagorka, Zaharah, Zahera, Zahirra, Zahyra, Zakira, Zareah, Zareka, Zareya, Zarika, Zariya, Zarria, Zaryah, Zeehera, Zeharah, Zeharrah, Zehearah, Zeheera, Zeheerah, and Zeheira.
† approx English pronunciation for Zahira: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"