First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zerah

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  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Zerah means "Sunrise" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Notable Persons Named Zerah

Zerah Colburn was a mechanical engineer and journalist. Zerah was born on January 13th, 1832 in Saratoga, New York. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 1870.


Zerah was born on June 4th, 1800. He breathed his last breath on March 23rd, 1875.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zerah

He passed away in 1385.


He left this life in 1328.


Jonathan Zerah is an athlete for the FC Hasental.


Fun Facts about the name Zerah

  • How Popular is the name Zerah? Zerah is the 43,185th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zerah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 65 babies born with the first name Zerah in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zerah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zerah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zerah is Sunday, September 15th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Zerah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zerah was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zerah: Your name in reverse order is Harez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arzhe. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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