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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of ZaraHigh Status, Exalted, Sublime and Superb
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How to pronounce Zara

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Zara in Arabic)ذَرَى
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZaraZaraa Dharaa Daraa Zera Zeraa Zara Thera Theraa Thara Dera Deraa Dara Dhera Dheraa Dhara
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from DHAL-R-A:

Meaning of Zara

Zara is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means pinnacle, the top and best of everything. It is the plural of Zirwa. It is derived from the DHAAL-R-A root which is used in the Quran in 51:1:

By the dipersing winds that disperse.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Monday 27th of July 2015 02:18:18 PM

    Zara is a beautiful name and jazzakhallah for the help may you have good luck

  2. on Friday 22nd of January 2016 06:29:26 PM

    I’m passionate to become a Teacher and I’m inspired by my own teachers too. How to become a teacher ?

  3. on Tuesday 9th of February 2016 06:29:28 AM

    what a nice name it is like princess and a queen and so much more than

  4. on Saturday 2nd of July 2016 06:26:53 PM

    This is a bit confusing for in arabic it is pronounced w/ a th but in english it is pronounced w a z

  5. on Monday 9th of January 2017 12:06:48 PM

    it is the most beautiful and popular name of girls.

  6. on Tuesday 17th of January 2017 08:34:22 PM

    my name is ZARA. whenever i say my name i feel happy and confident. By the grace of ALLAH my parents really treat me like princess though.

  7. on Friday 14th of April 2017 05:37:10 AM

    my name is zara I think I am so lucky that my name is zara thanks my parents and JAZZAKALLAH

  8. on Friday 10th of November 2017 09:12:04 AM


  9. on Sunday 31st of December 2017 09:23:08 AM

    My name is zara I am very happy with my name and my name is so much easier than other names. It is Beautiful name

  10. on Monday 15th of January 2018 10:33:36 AM

    my name is zara too and i dont really feel comfortable when telling my name to other peoploe but, but i feel prooud that my name is zara and all thanks to my uncle

  11. on Friday 19th of January 2018 09:37:02 PM

    Oh wow! My name is Zara. If you too have the name Zara, allhamdullilah be grateful for it. Before i would think the name Amira was better than my name but the nam

  12. on Tuesday 6th of March 2018 02:29:48 PM

    Zahra is the correct n most appropriate name for muslim babies/ girls…

  13. on Friday 25th of May 2018 01:15:15 PM

    Write your comment here my name is Zara and i’m very proud of it,it also makes me happy whatever someone call my name zara….

  14. on Wednesday 29th of August 2018 11:12:50 AM

    my name Is Zara
    I have a twin called Sophia
    and a sister called Hana

  15. on Wednesday 29th of August 2018 01:00:02 PM

    My name is zara but spelt Zahra
    I’ve been told it means flower and beautiful

  16. on Friday 21st of September 2018 11:47:45 AM

    I need a combination name to add with zara, my wife is pregnant and she like the name zara

  17. on Monday 24th of September 2018 03:44:25 PM

    My daughters are called zara and Eliza
    I need a nother daughter name that has a nice meaning

  18. on Monday 24th of September 2018 06:53:57 PM

    My daughter is called zara
    And I think it is such a pretty name alhumdulliah
    It is easy to pronounce and fits in with the modern day culture
    Her sister is called Eliza which is another beautiful name
    Her other sister is called Maya
    And her brother is called Sami and Nial
    Jkz for providing all this useful info regarding my children names as I had many doubts

  19. on Saturday 29th of September 2018 07:37:44 PM

    Salam isn’t the name zara written with a zaa not thaa

  20. on Sunday 30th of September 2018 06:02:45 AM

    My daughter’s name is Fatima tu zahra and I call her this name

  21. on Monday 8th of October 2018 11:23:40 AM

    My Turkish daughter is called zara
    Her little brother who is morroco now called zain
    I have another little baby on the way
    I would prefer a z name pls

  22. on Thursday 18th of April 2019 04:05:06 PM

    I am very happy bcz my name is zara iam proud of myself and my name

  23. on Sunday 19th of May 2019 06:57:51 PM

    We want to add another name with ZARA rather keeping only ZARA. Could you please suggest us. Thank you. Jazak Allah.

  24. on Monday 24th of June 2019 08:25:25 PM

    Write your comment daughter name is Zahra n I so much love the name .

  25. on Sunday 30th of June 2019 12:48:58 PM

    I am also Zara, whenever a new person asks for my name, they say, Masha Allah that is a decent and beautiful name

  26. on Sunday 20th of October 2019 04:26:13 PM

    My daughters name is Zara Rose.
    So funny to see it means top and best of everything … I heard of it meaning flower princess but that’s a new one.

  27. on Thursday 21st of November 2019 03:27:21 PM

    I really want zara as my name, so now I used zara as my nickname. because it is very nice name and I really like this….

  28. on Friday 27th of March 2020 03:31:00 PM

    whenever i hear the name Zara i feel strong and confident at the same time i think this is a miracle because in my old school i was the only girl named Zara and now that i’m in my new school we have four Zara’s in my class and i feel really proud of that.

  29. on Tuesday 30th of June 2020 03:29:41 PM

    thanks for sharing its really appreciated

  30. on Tuesday 27th of October 2020 12:40:58 AM

    My daughter name is zaira.
    The meaning of zaira good or not?

  31. on Friday 20th of November 2020 08:55:51 AM

    My name name was zahra.i was very cool ana calmn type person but when i was changed name zahra to zara.i was litterly became disperse because it means dispersing winds it cts e alot in my whole i again changed my my name is fatima tul zahra.plzzzzz always try to keep good names of your children on prophets name and their daughters and wives becuse meaning of your name effect your nature

  32. on Friday 8th of January 2021 11:41:26 AM

    i love my name my name is zahra but people call me zara

  33. on Wednesday 17th of March 2021 08:39:59 AM

    I’m Fatima zarah also and i’m very proud of my name i always pray 4 mah parent bcause they gave me a unique name which is zarah kuddos to all xara’s in d world

  34. on Friday 2nd of April 2021 11:09:16 AM

    nice sharing

  35. on Sunday 4th of April 2021 10:37:36 AM

    Alhamdulillah thanks be to allah(s.w.t) cautions: of urpon names given to a child pls

  36. on Thursday 24th of March 2022 01:17:29 PM

    My daughter name is Al zara Fathima such a beautiful name

  37. on Sunday 27th of November 2022 05:02:04 PM

    I am also zara and sometimes I thought it was not nice after all but knowing the meaning jazakallah and alhamdulillah that my parents named me zara

  38. on Wednesday 5th of April 2023 03:47:06 PM

    My daughter name is zara she born on Sunday 2th April 2023 01:30 is this good day And what is the meaning

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