Gender Feminine
Scripts زهراء, زهرة(Arabic) زهرا(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. zah-RA(Arabic) ZAH-rah(Arabic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Arabic زهراء (zahra), the feminine form of أزهر (azhar) meaning "shining, brilliant, bright". This is an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah.

It can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic زهرة (see Zahrah), a name derived from a related root.

Related Names

Masculine FormAzhar(Arabic)
Other Languages & CulturesZəhra(Azerbaijani) Azahar, Azahara(Spanish) Zehra(Turkish) Zehra(Urdu)
Same SpellingZəhra


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Entry updated December 7, 2022