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Popularity
1.1m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sarah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Princess
  • #37 All Time
  • #50 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
418k Sara (Hebrew)
6k Sariah (American)
3k Sari (Hebrew)
< 1k Saarah (Arabic)

How popular is the name "Sarah" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801,2881,2880#10 girl name
18811,2261,2260#12 girl name
18821,4101,4100#12 girl name
18831,3661,3597#12 girl name
18841,5241,5186#14 girl name
18851,4311,4247#18 girl name
18861,5751,5696#16 girl name
18871,4361,4360#20 girl name
18881,7551,7550#20 girl name
18891,7351,7305#20 girl name
18901,7911,7865#21 girl name
18911,6691,6690#24 girl name
18921,8051,7996#28 girl name
18931,6381,6326#33 girl name
18941,7111,70110#34 girl name
18951,7851,7778#33 girl name
18961,6961,6915#35 girl name
18971,7221,7139#34 girl name
18981,8051,8005#37 girl name
18991,5981,58711#38 girl name
19002,0602,0555#37 girl name
19011,5191,5145#40 girl name
19021,7151,7105#39 girl name
19031,5581,5535#41 girl name
19041,6011,5947#43 girl name
19051,7671,7625#41 girl name
19061,6971,6970#44 girl name
19071,7991,7990#48 girl name
19081,8141,8140#48 girl name
19091,8561,84511#49 girl name
19102,1792,1736#40 girl name
19112,2102,2019#42 girl name
19122,9352,91916#41 girl name
19133,1883,17810#43 girl name
19143,6933,68013#47 girl name
19154,4294,41415#51 girl name
19164,8144,79519#52 girl name
19174,7794,76811#52 girl name
19184,9834,96914#52 girl name
19195,0315,02011#46 girl name
19205,0455,03114#50 girl name
19215,0435,02419#54 girl name
19225,0014,98219#51 girl name
19234,9834,96419#54 girl name
19245,0715,04328#54 girl name
19254,7124,68824#58 girl name
19264,4354,42213#63 girl name
19274,5934,56033#61 girl name
19284,2784,24434#64 girl name
19293,8373,81621#68 girl name
19303,9483,92028#70 girl name
19313,6533,63122#71 girl name
19323,6223,59824#67 girl name
19333,6513,62130#58 girl name
19343,6263,59828#67 girl name
19353,6363,61719#61 girl name
19363,5353,51520#63 girl name
19373,6103,58525#65 girl name
19383,7693,74722#67 girl name
19393,6883,67018#68 girl name
19403,8943,87024#60 girl name
19414,0003,98119#60 girl name
19424,1204,10020#67 girl name
19434,0053,98817#71 girl name
19443,8683,8608#67 girl name
19453,6043,59410#76 girl name
19463,9193,90514#92 girl name
19474,2404,22317#93 girl name
19484,1654,15510#85 girl name
19494,3084,29711#84 girl name
19504,1604,14911#88 girl name
19514,0424,0339#91 girl name
19524,0484,0408#93 girl name
19534,0884,07711#93 girl name
19544,0514,04011
19553,9993,98316
19563,8873,87512
19573,9983,98513
19583,9233,91013
19593,8873,87215
19604,2204,20713
19614,2214,20615
19624,5604,54614#98 girl name
19634,5924,57715#94 girl name
19644,6024,58517#92 girl name
19654,0734,05617#92 girl name
19664,0504,03614#85 girl name
19674,1554,14015#83 girl name
19684,5004,48614#78 girl name
19695,0905,07515#72 girl name
19705,6375,62116#65 girl name
19715,8675,85116#58 girl name
19726,1326,11220#49 girl name
19737,2497,21633#35 girl name
19749,8189,78731#20 girl name
197511,21211,16646#17 girl name
197614,03813,99246#15 girl name
197718,16018,09664#11 girl name
197820,06319,98182#8 girl name
197921,09921,01584#6 girl name
198025,82525,74184#5 girl name
198128,27528,166109#4 girl name
198228,60628,481125#4 girl name
198327,34627,228118#5 girl name
198425,99625,874122#5 girl name
198524,97724,876101#5 girl name
198628,25728,141116#5 girl name
198727,99327,883110#5 girl name
198828,44428,35688#4 girl name
198927,93627,790146#5 girl name
199025,86525,80857#6 girl name
199125,26625,22937#6 girl name
199224,68524,63253#5 girl name
199324,29024,24446#3 girl name
199422,31922,27544#5 girl name
199521,39721,36532#5 girl name
199621,05821,02533#4 girl name
199720,70720,69017#4 girl name
199819,89419,87024#4 girl name
199919,09719,08413#4 girl name
200017,71317,68726#5 girl name
200115,91215,89022#6 girl name
200214,77314,75122#8 girl name
200313,77913,75326#12 girl name
200412,78212,72953#12 girl name
200511,54411,52618#15 girl name
200611,15811,14117#15 girl name
20079,9979,98413#18 girl name
20089,0469,02917#21 girl name
20097,7757,76312#21 girl name
20106,3136,3085#28 girl name
20115,5465,5415#39 girl name
20125,1735,1676#43 girl name
20134,6804,6755#48 girl name
20144,6474,6470#50 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Sarah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,063,944 babies born with the name Sarah in the United States. That's more than enough Sarahs to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,288 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sarah" was in 1982 with a total of 28,481 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sarahs)

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sarah" ranks #4 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 550 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 28,275 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Sarah" mean?

Sarah (Hebrew): Princess

The name "Sarah" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Princess". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for special, you are, you know!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Your name in reverse order is "Haras". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahsar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Sarah popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sarah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sarah

Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Sarah was born in 1990 as Sarah Jane Hyland in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker is an actress, producer, and designer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1974 to present. Sarah was born in 1965 in Nelsonville, Ohio, United States.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1981 to present. Sarah was born in 1977 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman is a comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Sarah was born in 1970 as Sarah Kate Silverman in Bedford, New Hampshire, U.S.

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Sarah Shahi

Sarah Shahi is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Sarah was born in 1980 as Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi in Euless, Texas, U.S.

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Sarah Wayne Callies

Sarah Wayne Callies is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Sarah was born in 1977 as Sarah Anne Wayne Callies in La Grange, Illinois, United States.

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Past life for Sarah born Nov 27, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Sarah

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