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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of SarahHappiness, Laughter, Joy and Delight
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How to pronounce Sarah

SmArt + RUn

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Sarah in Arabic)سارة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SarahSaarah Sara Sare Saare Saara Saareh Sarah Sareh Sara
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from S-R-R:

Meaning of Sarah

Sarah is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “bringer of happiness”, “cause of joy”. It is derived from the S-R-R root which is used in many places in the Quran. Sarah is also the name of the wife of Prophet Ibrahim peace be upon him and mother of Prophet Ishaak (Isaac), her name is thought to come from Aramaic origins.

And so, God will preserve them from the woes of that Day, and will bestow on them brightness and joy. (Quran 76:11)

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Friday 9th of October 2015 02:10:32 PM

    Beautiful, I really like this website

  2. Anonymous on Monday 8th of February 2016 03:19:52 AM

    If I had a daughter even in the future I will call her Sarah.

  3. Anonymous on Saturday 5th of March 2016 02:01:33 PM

    I have seen the name Sehra. Sarah and Sehra pronounced the same like it is lronojnced the same in english? Is Sehra spelling suitable for the name Sarah? Prophet wife’s name?

  4. Anonymous on Saturday 5th of March 2016 11:41:39 PM

    Salamunalaykum, I have seen the name Sehra. Sarah and Sehra pronounced the same like it is pronounced the same in english? Is Sehra spelling suitable for the name Sarah? Prophet wife’s name? Jzk.

  5. Anonymous on Wednesday 9th of March 2016 07:45:22 AM

    I am.hoping to receive a reply for my question. Thank u jzk

  6. Anonymous on Wednesday 20th of July 2016 04:55:28 PM

    I’m confused… So Sarah doesn’t mean “princess” in Arabic then??

  7. Anonymous on Friday 7th of October 2016 11:08:33 PM

    sara is how it is sopose to be called!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Anonymous on Thursday 10th of August 2017 11:33:37 PM

    Sarah means princess in Hebrew not Arabic. Also, spelling it without an h at the end makes you a loser. 🙂

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