Zahir

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Arabic name ظهير (Zahir) meaning 'helper', 'protector' [1] [2]

2) Variant form of Zaahir [2]

Related Names

Zaher Arabic
Zahir Arabic

Further Information

Zahir is a name used among immigrants from Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Zahir.


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi