sarah girl

First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: Princess, lady

First name variations: Sara, Sari, Sarri, Sary, Sarrie, Sarene, Sarina, Sarine, Sarita, Sairne, Sarett, Sadie, Sadey, Zarah, Zara, Zaria

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: metronymic from the personal name Sara. In the Bible this is the name of the wife of Abraham. According to the Book of Genesis she was originally called Sarai (said to mean ‘contentious’ in Hebrew), but had her name changed by God to the more auspicious Sarah ‘princess’ in token of a greater blessing (Genesis 17:15, ‘And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be’).
  2. Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, Sāra, of Biblical origin, as in 1 above.

Famous people with this first name: Sarah McLaughlin, Sarah Palin

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Marlee Matlin, Andie McDowell, Katey Sagal, Carly Simon, Rod Stewart, Kiefer Sutherland, James Taylor

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