Sarah
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Given Name SARAH
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: שָׂרָה (Hebrew), سارة (Arabic)
PRONOUNCED: SER-ə (English), SAR-ə (English), ZAH-rah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. This is the name of the wife of Abraham in the Old Testament. She became the mother of Isaac at the age of 90. Her name was originally Sarai, but God changed it (see Genesis 17:15). In England, Sarah came into use after the Protestant Reformation.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Sara, Sera (English), Sara (German), Suri (Yiddish), Sara (Arabic)
DIMINUTIVES: Sadie, Sal, Sallie, Sally, Sarina (English), Sarit (Hebrew), Tzeitel (Yiddish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sarra (Biblical Greek), Sarra (Biblical Latin), Sara (Bosnian), Sara (Catalan), Sara (Croatian), Sára (Czech), Sara (Danish), Sara (Dutch), Saara, Sari, Saija, Salli, Sara (Finnish), Sara (Greek), Kala (Hawaiian), Sára, Sári, Sárika (Hungarian), Sara (Icelandic), Sara (Italian), Sara (Macedonian), Sara (Norwegian), Sara (Persian), Sara (Polish), Sara (Portuguese), Sara (Serbian), Sára (Slovak), Sara (Slovene), Sara, Sarita (Spanish), Sara, Sassa (Swedish)
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