Gender Masculine
Scripts ظهير, زاهر, ظاهر(Arabic) ظهیر(Persian) ظہیر(Shahmukhi, Urdu) জহির(Bengali)
Pronounced Pron. dha-HEER(Arabic) ZA-heer(Arabic) DHA-heer(Arabic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic ظهير (zahir) meaning "helper, supporter". This can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic زاهر (see Zaahir 1) or ظاهر (see Zaahir 2).

Related Names

VariantsZaahir, Zaahir, Zaheer, Zaher(Arabic)
Feminine FormsZaahira, Zahira, Zuhra(Arabic) Zohra(Arabic (Maghrebi))


People think this name is

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Entry updated November 16, 2019