Names to Substitute for Sarah

Sarah is undoubtedly a classic girls' name, a favorite from the Bible. But it's been used so widely for so long you may be seeking a substitute. Here are some possible girls' names that might stand in for Sarah.

  • Share “Names to Substitute for Sarah” on Facebook Share on Facebook
  • Share “Names to Substitute for Sarah” on Twitter Share on Twitter
  • Share “Names to Substitute for Sarah” on Google Plus Share on Google+
  • Love the list “Names to Substitute for Sarah
  • Dislike the list “Names to Substitute for Sarah
  • Cara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cara is a simple, sweet, Italian endearment that enjoyed its greatest popularity from the 1970s through the 1990s, reaching a high of Number 189 in 1977. Though the name has been on the decline in... Read More 

  • Cora

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cora is a lovely, old-fashioned girls' name -- Cora was a daughter of Zeus and Cora Munro is the heroine of The Last of the Mohicans --... Read More 

  • Dinah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    As the song says, "Dinah, is there anyone finer?" Dinah is a charming, underused Old Testament name, long shunned for its old slave-name stereotype--Dinah was the family cook in Uncle Tom's... Read More 

  • Leah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    For several years now, this serene and gentle biblical name has been gaining a considerable following. Many use Leah as a less common alternative to Sarah or Hannah, Rebecca or Rachel. ... Read More 

  • Naomi

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This long-quiet Old Testament name seems to finally be finding favor with parents seeking a biblical name with a soft, melodic sound and a positive meaning, suddenly sounding fresher than the... Read More 

  • Ruth

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Ruth, with its air of calm and compassion, was the third most popular name in the 1890s, remaining in the Top 10 through the 1920s. It's still in use today as some parents tiring of Rachel and... Read More 

  • Sabra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Term for a native-born Israeli, first brought to notice in Edna Ferber's 1929 novel Cimarron. Prickly pear has neen interpreted to mean tough on the outside, soft and sweet within.Read More 

  • Sahar

    Gender: F LoveDislike

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

  • Sally

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sally is a cheerful, fresh-faced girl-next-door name that was originally a nickname for Sarah, but has long been used independently. Sally was popular in the eighteenth century and then again from... Read More 

  • Samara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Exotic and lovely -- and much more distinctive now than Samantha or Tamara. Samara is a city in western Russia as well as a bona fide first name.Read More 

See All List Categories