Sara

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of the Hebrew name שָׂרָה (Sarah) = 'princess', 'lady' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Saara
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Saaraq
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Saaru
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Finish
Saarukka
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Sahra
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Sara
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Sára
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Faroese
Sâra
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Greenlandic
Sárá
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Sami
Sarah
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Sâraĸ
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Greenlandic
Sari
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sarra
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sarri
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Zahra
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zara
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zarah
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also

For male forms see Saras and Saron

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Saruson Faroe Islands
Söruson Iceland

Female

Sarudóttir Faroe Islands
Sörudóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see SARA (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sara
Genitive: Saras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Sara
Accusative: Saru
Dative: Saru
Genitive: Saru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sara
Genitive: Saran
Partitive: Saraa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sara
Accusative: Söru
Dative: Söru
Genitive: Söru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sara
Genitive: Saras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sara
Genitive: Saras

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

16 May

Finland Finland

19 July

Norway Norway

16 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

19 July

Sweden Sweden

19 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Sara is the name of the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaak. Her name was originally Sarai until God changed it.

Namesakes

  • Sara Lidman (30 December 1923 – 17 June 2004), Swedish author

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
44507 67068 44501 67056 6 12
Denmark Denmark[13]
12481
n.a.
12480
n.a.
1
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
10642
n.a.
10638
n.a.
4
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
15958
n.a.
15958 0 0
Iceland Iceland[16]
1247 1679
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
241 793
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sara (f) Sources: [12][13][14][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sara (f) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sara (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Sara (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Sara (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  11. 11.0 11.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. details see Name Statistic tables