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Gender: Female Meaning of Sahar: "dawn, morning, awakening" Origin of Sahar: Arabic

The name Sahar is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "dawn, morning, awakening". Sahar and is often added to lists like Names That Mean New Beginnings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a Sibset With Middles".

From the experts:

This is a Muslim name commonly heard in the Middle East.

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Famous People Named Sahar

Sahar Biniaz, Iranian-Canadian beauty pageant contestant & actress
Sahar Delijani, Iranian author
Sahar Dolatshahi, Iranian actress
Sahar El Hawari, first female football referee in Africa
Sahar Hashemi, co-founder of Coffee Republic & Skinny Candy
Sahar Hussein al-Haideri, Iraqi journalist murdered by extremists
Sahar Khalifeh, Palestinian writer
Sahar Taha, Iraqi musician & journalist (co-hosts Banat Hawa)
Sahar Tawfiq, Egyptian novelist, short story writer & translator
Sahar Valadbeigi, Iranian actress
Sahar Zakaria, Iranian TV & film actress
Sahar Dika, cast member on The Real World: New Orleans 2010

Pop Culture References for the name Sahar

Sahar, character in "If You Could Be Mine"


Carolinekalmes Says:


Suh-HAR (rhyming with car or bar)
Had a lovely Iraqi friend named Sahar. She taught me a bit of Arabic 😊

Catastroffy Says:


What is the pronunciation?