Sarah \s(a)-rah\ as a girl's name is pronounced SARE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sarah is "princess". Biblical: originally called Sarai, Sarah shared an adventurous nomadic life with her husband Abraham. She is described as being exceptionally beautiful even into her older years. The name became popular in the 16th century. Both Sara (popular in Germany) and Sarah are used in blended and compound names. See also Sahara. Actresses Sarah Bernhardt, Sarah Siddons, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarah Michelle Gellar; singer Sarah Vaughn; poet Sara Teasdale; Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York; figure skater Sarah Hughes.
Sarah has 58 variant forms: Sadee, Sadella, Sadelle, Sadellia, Sadie, Sadye, Saidee, Saira, Sairah, Sal, Sallee, Salley, Sallie, Sally, Sara, Sarabeth, Sarahlee, Sarahlynn, Sarai, Saraia, Sarajane, Sarajean, Saralee, Saralyn, Saralynn, Saramae, Sareen, Sarely, Sarena, Sarette, Sari, Sarika, Sarina, Sarine, Sarita, Sarka, Sarolta, Sarotta, Sarotte, Saroya, Sarra, Sarrah, Sasa, Sera, Serach, Serah, Serita, Shara, Shari, Soraya, Sorcha, Sydel, Sydelle, Zahra, Zara, Zarah, Zaria and Zarita.