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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zahara

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Zahara means "Arabic: shinning light Hebrew:shinning flower Or could maybe be princess" and is of Arabic origin.

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

A is for attractive, inside and out

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Zahara

Zahara is an afro-soul singer-songwriter, poet, music artist (occupation), and performing arts. She plays Vocals and Acoustic guitar. She has been prominent since 2011. Zahara was given the name Bulelwa Mkutukana on November 9th, 1988 in East London, Eastern Cape. Zahara is also known as Loliwe.

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Zahara Schatz is an artist in the field of painting. Zahara was born in Jerusalem.

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Zahara was born in 1932.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zahara

Zahara is an afro-soul singer-songwriter, poet, music artist (occupation), and performing arts. She plays Vocals and Acoustic guitar. She has been prominent since 2011. Zahara was given the name Bulelwa Mkutukana on November 9th, 1988 in East London, Eastern Cape. Zahara is also known as Loliwe.

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He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Alex was born in Grande Prairie.

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How popular is the baby name Zahara in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1986 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 13 13 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 31 31 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 81 81 0
2006 173 173 0
2007 133 133 0
2008 159 159 0
2009 148 148 0
2010 152 152 0
2011 150 150 0
2012 159 159 0
2013 136 136 0
2014 134 134 0
2015 163 163 0
2016 166 166 0
2017 160 160 0

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Popularity of Zahara as a first name

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Popularity of Zahara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zahara U.S.
  White 85.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zahara

People with the last name Zahara are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zahara

  • How Popular is the name Zahara? Zahara is the 6,438th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zahara was the 62,903rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zahara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,170 babies born with the first name Zahara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zahara to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zahara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zahara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zahara is Saturday, May 21st, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Zahara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zahara was in 2006 with a total of 173 babies.
  • Random Zahara Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zahara is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Zahara: Your name in reverse order is Arahaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aazrha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zahara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 318 people with the last name Zahara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zahara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zahara as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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