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Gender: Female Meaning of Sahara: "desert" Origin of Sahara: Arabic

The name Sahara is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "desert". Sahara and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names for Girls and Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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A beautiful and evocative place-name that deserves wider use.

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Pop Culture References for the name Sahara

Sahara Jones, narrator of the middle-grade novel "Sahara Special" by Esme Raji Cordell

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