Given Name ZARA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ZAHR-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

English form of ZAÏRE. In England it came to public attention when Princess Anne gave it to her daughter in 1981. Use of the name may also be influenced by the trendy Spanish clothing retailer Zara.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zaira (Italian), Zaïre (Literature), Zaira (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Zara (2)

Categories

anglicizations, British royal family, flowers, literature, modern English, nature, plants
Entry updated October 11, 2012