Zipporah - Meaning of Zipporah
[ 3 syll. zip-po-rah, zi-ppor-ah ] The baby girl name Zipporah is pronounced in English as Zih-POWR-ah or ZIHP-ahR-ah †. Zipporah is used predominantly in the English, German, and Hebrew languages, and its origin is Hebrew. A biblical name, it is derived from the element 'tsippowr' which means bird. The name was borne by the wife of Moses in the Bible.
Zipporah has 19 variations that are used in English and other languages. Variations used in English include Cipora, Cipporah, Sephora (used in German too), Sipora, Sippora, Tsiporah, Tzippa, Tzippi, Tzzipporah, Zipora, Zipporia, Zypora, and Zyppora. The variant spelling Zippora (used in German too) is another English form.
Zipporah is not regularly used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Zipporah include Zafara, Zafarah, Zafarra, Zafarrah, Zaphara, Zapharah, Zapharrah, Zaviera, Zebara, Zebarah, Zebarra, Zebarrah, Zipora, Ziporah, Zippora, Zypora, Zyppora, Xavierra, Xevera, and Zapharra.
† Pronunciation for Zipporah: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"