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Given Name SARAH
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: שָׂרָה (Hebrew), سارة (Arabic)
PRONOUNCED: SER-ə (English), SAR-ə (English), SA-RA (French), ZA-ra (German), SA:-ra (Arabic)   [details]
Meaning & History
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's wife, considered the matriarch of the Jewish people. She was barren until she unexpectedly became the pregnant with Isaac at the age of 90. Her name was originally Sarai, but God changed it at the same time Abraham's name was changed (see Genesis 17:15).

In England, Sarah came into use after the Protestant Reformation. A notable bearer was Sarah Churchill (1660-1744), an influential British duchess and a close friend of Queen Anne.
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VARIANTS: Sara, Sera (English), Sara (French), Sara (German), Sara (Arabic)
DIMINUTIVES: Sadie, Sal, Sallie, Sally, Sarina (English), Sarit (Hebrew)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sarra (Biblical Greek), Sarra (Biblical Latin), Sara (Bosnian), Sara (Catalan), Sara (Croatian), Sára (Czech), Sara (Danish), Sara, Sarina (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), Suri, Tzeitel (Yiddish)
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