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Arabic Names Starting with Z

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Zafirah is a feminine name of Arabic origin. This name is popularly used in Islamic countries and other Arabic-speaking communities living all over the world. The meaning of Zafirah is 'victorious', 'triumphant' or 'successful' in the Arabic dialects. It may also be spelled Saphira or Safira.

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Arabic

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Zahar is a well-known name of Arabic origin. The meaning of Zahar is 'shine'. The name also means 'sparkle' or 'bloom'. There are several renowned personalities with the name Zahar. Mahmoud Al Zahar is a known politician from Palestine. Zahar Efimenko is a chess grandmaster from Ukraine.

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Arabic

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The name Zahi means ‘glowing and radiant’ or ‘beautiful and brilliant’ and the name is of Arabic origin. It is traditionally a popular name among Muslim people and Zahia is the feminine alternative. It is pronounced as ‘Zaa-hey’.

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Arabic

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The name Zahina is of Arabic origins and it is traditionally used by parents who are looking for a name for their daughter. It is said to have been taken from the Arabic term, transliterated into English as zahina, and is said to mean ‘a very sharp mind’. According to these origins, the meaning of Zahina is interpreted to be ‘wise’, ‘intelligent’, or ‘a very sharp mind’.

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Arabic

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Zahra is of Arabic origin. Other origins of Zahra are Egyptian Arabic, African-Swahili, and Persian. The meaning of Zahra is 'bright', 'shining', and 'brilliant' in Arabic. It also means 'flower' and 'blossoms' in Egyptian Arabic. In Persian, it means 'sparklingly bright and beautiful'. It is traditionally a girl's name. The Prophet Muhammed's daughter was named Fatima-Zahra. A poet from Morocco is named Zahra Mansouri.

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Arabic

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Zahraa is a name of Arabic origin. The meaning of Zahraa is 'bright' and 'blossom'. It is a variant of the name Zara. Another meaning of this name is 'a beautiful flower'. Zahraa is an epithet of Fatimah who is the daughter of the Islamic Prophet Mohammad.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zahrah is ‘a blossomed flower’ or ‘beauty’ and the name is of Arabic origin. It is a variation of the Spanish and Arabic name Zahira. It is pronounced as 'Za-ra'. Zahrah Mahley is a Hollywood actress known for her roles in 'Beyond Skyline' and 'Salt Water'.

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Arabic

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A name of Arabic origin, the meaning of Zahur is 'eminent' or 'radiant'. It also means the 'moon'. The name Zahur is derived from the Quranic root, Z-H26-R. This name is mostly used in Arabic-speaking, Urdu-speaking, English-speaking, and Spanish-speaking countries. Traditionally, this name is given to baby boys.

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Arabic

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The name Zaid means ‘master’ or ‘someone great’. The name is of Arabic origin and is derived from the word 'sayyid'. The name is pronounced 'Zaa-yid'.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zaida is 'to increase' or 'surplus of something' and the name is of Arabic origin. It is pronounced as 'Zayd-aah'. A notable person to hold this name is Zaida Catalán who was a Swedish politician and a member of the Green Party, known for her environmental activism and human rights work.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zaide is ‘abundance of something’ and is of Arabic origin. The extended form of the name is Zaiden which means ‘fiery’, 'strong’ or ‘sower of seeds’. Zayd is an alternative spelling of this name.

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Arabic

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Zaila is an Arabic name that parents primarily give to baby girls. The meaning of Zaila is 'blessed child'. It also means 'mighty power', 'unstoppable'. Another meaning of this name is 'mountain' in Sanskrit.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zain is 'beauty, grace'. Zain can also be spelled Zayn. It is a masculine given name of Arabic origin, and some famous people with this name include Zain Mahmood (Malaysian author and screenwriter), Zain Asher (British-Nigerian CNN news anchor) and Zain Imam (Indian actor).

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Arabic

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The name Zaina is a girl's name. The roots of the name are of African origins. The name Zaina is used commonly in Islamic countries and Arabic-speaking communities across the world. This name is also found in the Swahili community in Africa. The name has various meanings in Arabic. The meaning of Zaina is 'beautiful' or 'grace' or 'radiant' or ‘traveler’ in Arabic and also Swahili. The name is derived from the name Zaynab, eldest daughter of the Prophet Muhammad. Zaina Agoro from Nigeria is a singer and songwriter born in the United States. Zaina Hazem Faisal Hassan, popularly known as Zaina Hazem, is a professional football player, playing for the Jordan National Women's football team.

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Arabic

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Zainab is a name of Arabic origin. In Arabic, the meaning of Zainab is ‘generosity’ or ‘munificence’. This name is generally considered a boy's name. Other meanings of this name are 'fragrant flower' or 'father's precious jewel'. Zainab is composed of the Arabic words 'zeenah', meaning 'precious', 'beautiful' and 'ab', meaning 'abba'. It is said that Zainab is a variant of the Arabic name Zain, which translates to 'handsome'. A famous name association is Zainab Taru Soomro who was the Queen of Sindh from 1092 to 1102.

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Arabic

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A name of Arabic origin, the meaning of Zalika is 'wondrously beautiful'. Another meaning is 'the most beautiful lady'. Other meanings of this name can be found in Swahili and Egyptian. In Swahili, Zalika means 'brilliant' and in Egyptian, the name means 'born into power', 'well-born'. This name is popular in Trinidad and Tobago. It is derived from the Persian word 'zulaika', meaning 'brilliant beauty' or 'lovely one'. Zalika was also the name of Potiphar’s wife in the Bible.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zarah is ‘a princess’ or ‘coming of dawn’ and the name is of Arabic origin. It is a popular name in Hebrew. It is a variant of the name Sarah which means 'joy', 'delight' in Arabic. It is pronounced as ‘za-ra’.

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Arabic

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A name of Arabic origin, the meaning of Zarifa is ‘moves with grace’ or ‘graceful’. Traditionally, Zarifa is considered a girl's name. The name also means ‘elegant’, ‘witty’ and ‘beautiful’. Another meaning of this name can be found in the African language where it means 'successful'.

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Arabic

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The meaning of Zarina is ‘a golden thing’ and the name is of Arabic origin. In Persian, the name particularly means 'a golden vessel'. The pronunciation of the name is ‘Za-ri-naa’. It is derived from the Slavic word ‘Tsar' which was a title used by Slavic monarchs.

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