Zara

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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
725
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zara mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Zara

"Zara" is a name of English origin, and it means "Princess". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a twentieth century variant of Sarah, or explained as Arabic zahr "flower"; given to the daughter of Princess Anne in 1981.

Zara was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Zara

Zara Larsson is a pop music, dance-pop, contemporary r&b, and electronic dance music musician. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Zara was given the name Zara Maria Larsson on December 16th, 1997 in Stockholm.

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Zara Tindall is an office holder. Zara was born on May 15th, 1981 in Paddington.

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Sasha Agha is an actress and singer. Sasha was given the name Zara Agha Khan by her parents Rehmat Khan and Salma Agha on January 1st, 1992 in London.

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Zara Cully was an actor and actress. Zara was given the name Zara Frances Cully on January 26th, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S. Zara is also known as Zara Cully-Brown. She died on February 28th, 1978.

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Zara was given the name Esther Kooiman on November 8th, 1968 in 's-Gravendeel, Hoeksche Waard, Netherlands.

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Zara Nutley is a tv actress. Zara was born on June 12th, 1926 in New Zealand. Zara is also known as Mrs Courtney.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zara

Gregorio Y. Zara was an engineer and inventor. Gregorio was given the name Gregorio Ynciong Zara on March 8th, 1902 in Lipa, Batangas. He breathed his last breath on October 15th, 1978.

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Zara is a pop and pop music singing. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Zara was given the name Zarifa Pashaevna Mgoyan on July 26th, 1983 in Saint Petersburg.

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His military service ended in 1946. Alberto was born on April 8th, 1889 in Padua. He left this life on June 4th, 1951.

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Christoper was born in 1970.

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Bert Zara is a rugby player.

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Walter Zara is a sports team member for the MFK Dubnica.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 9 9 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 6 6 0
1908 8 8 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 12 12 0
1915 21 21 0
1916 9 9 0
1917 11 11 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 14 14 0
1922 11 11 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 12 12 0
1925 14 14 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 9 9 0
1931 5 5 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 8 8 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 11 11 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 10 10 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 8 8 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 26 26 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 31 31 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 42 42 0
1984 25 25 0
1985 31 31 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 38 38 0
1989 50 50 0
1990 66 66 0
1991 53 53 0
1992 48 48 0
1993 52 52 0
1994 74 74 0
1995 64 64 0
1996 81 81 0
1997 70 70 0
1998 90 90 0
1999 111 111 0
2000 121 121 0
2001 141 141 0
2002 145 145 0
2003 222 222 0
2004 179 179 0
2005 270 270 0
2006 312 312 0
2007 408 408 0
2008 376 376 0
2009 367 367 0
2010 392 392 0
2011 445 445 0
2012 536 536 0
2013 628 628 0
2014 762 762 0
2015 805 805 0
2016 1,021 1,021 0
2017 1,149 1,149 0

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Popularity of Zara as a first name

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Popularity of Zara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zara U.S.
  White 66.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zara

People with the last name Zara are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zara

  • What name lists does Zara rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Zara? Zara is the 2,494th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zara was the 31,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,062 babies born with the first name Zara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zara to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zara is Thursday, July 15th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Zara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zara was in 2017 with a total of 1,149 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zara!
  • Random Zara Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zara ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zara: Your name in reverse order is Araz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 725 people with the last name Zara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zara as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k 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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