Zara

Hebrew for “seed,” Russian for “princess,” and Arabic for “flower,” this name may mean you get a flower-loving princess who grows up to be a mommy herself one day. (Or, at the very least, she’ll help you remember to water your hydrangeas in the backyard.)

Nicknames:

Za Za.

Famous people named Zara:

Actress from The Jeffersons Zara Cully; Tuanku Zara Salim (née Davidson), wife to the Sultan of Perak; Zara Bate, fashion designer and wife to Harold Holte, former prime minister of Australia; Russian pop singer and actress Zara; English actress and TV presenter Zara Dawson.

Fun fact:

Zara is the English form of the name Zaïre, the central character of Voltaire's 1732 play Zaïre (The Tragedy of Zara).

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