Meaning of Sarah
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Sarah has the following meaning:
Princess. Old Testament name - wife of the patriarch Abraham. A lovely name that has remained fashionable and popular since the 16th century.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby girl name, Sarah is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 10 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Sarah fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 21 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Sarah in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Sarah is pronounced as sah-rah
Popular Variants for the name Sarah: Charita
Common nicknames for the name Sarah are: Sally, Sadie, Sal
We think the name Sarah should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Sarah to be: A pretty and nice curly-haired girl
In one word, you might describe Sarah as a(n) "short
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The names of some famous persons by the name Sarah
(or its variants) are:Sarah Kate Silverman
, born on 1 December, a famous comedian. Sarah Kate Silverman's background: An American comedian, writer, and actor. Although usually credited as Sarah Silverman, she is sometimes credited by her nickname Big S. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics such as racism, sexism and religion. She often performs her act as a caricature of a Jewish-American princess, mocking bigotry and stereotypes of ethnic groups and religious denominations, by endorsing them ironically. Silverman was first noticed as a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live. She now stars in and produces The Sarah Silverman Program, which debuted February 1, 2007, on Comedy Central. Sarah Siddons
, born on 5 July, a famous actress. Sarah Siddons's background: A British actress, the best-known tragedienne of the 18th century. She was the elder sister of John Philip Kemble, Charles Kemble, Stephen Kemble, Ann Hatton and Elizabeth Whitlock. She was most famous for her portrayal of the Shakespearean character : Lady Macbeth, a character she made her own.Sarah Terenzi
, born on 13 June, a famous singer. Sarah Terenzi's background: AGerman singer, songwriter, and dancer better known as Sarah Connor. Following major international success with her single 'From Sarah with Love', a series of hit singles and records established her position as one of the most successful German pop vocalists to emerge in the early 2000s.