Zahra Origin and Meaning

The name Zahra is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "flower".

Abbreviated form of Zahara that was used by Chris Rock for his daughter and as a middle name by both Eddie Murphy and David Bowie. Compared with the even-more-abbreviated Zara, Zahra may create more spelling problems but clarify pronunciation.

# 556 in the US

Zahra Rank in US Top 1000

# 1952 on Nameberry

Zahra Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Zahra Popularity

Famous People Named Zahra

  • Zahra BaniSomali,Italian javelin thrower
  • Zahra Rahnavard (born Zohreh Kazemi)Iranian academic, artist and politician
  • Zahra "Ziba" KazemiAhmadabadi, Iranian,Canadian freelance photographer killed in Iran
  • Zahra Soltanwife of Prince Abbas Mirza of Iran
  • Hindi ZahraFranco,Moroccan singer
  • Zahra Tabeetha Gohil (b. 2012)daughter of Indian actors Shweta Kawatra and Manav Gohil
  • Alexandria Zahra "Lexi" Jones (b. 2000)daughter of model Iman and musician David Bowie
  • Bella Zahra Murphy (b. 2002)daughter of actor Eddie Murphy

Zahra in Pop Culture

  • Zahra Yilmazmain character in Turkish TV series "I named her Feriha"
  • Zahrathe sister of Ali in 'The Children of Heaven', an Iranian movie.
  • Zahra Pirzadcharacter from TV series "Alphas"