Sarai

Sarai - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sarai, meaning princess, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1964 on position #2147. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sarai and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sarai? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sarai. The baby girl name Sarai was given to 701 baby girls in 2012, ranking #426 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,016 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sarai peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 398.



Famous with this name

Sarai Givaty
Sarai Howard
Sarai Noceda


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Sarai is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sarai is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #244 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #1,168.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sarai is where you live.


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Sarai origin and meaning

Sarai is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means princess. To see famous people named Sarai, pop culture references for the name Sarai and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sarai

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sarai, sorted by popularity.

Sarah / Sara / Sherry / Sierra / Sherri / Sheri / Shari / Sherrie / Sheree / Shakira /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012426
2011441
2010422
2009398
2008408
2007400
2006446
2005470
2004475
2003459
2002534
2001563
2000577
1999582
1998620
1997627
1996590
1995650
1994694
1993766
1992767
1991807
1990870
1989964
19881070
1987985
19861077
1985999
19841152
19831369
19821361
19811498
19801252
19791412
19782099
19771703
19761629
19753118
19742042
19732967
19722076
19702582
19681806
19662556
19642147

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida244
California244
New Jersey282
Virginia301
New York304
Georgia369
North Carolina391
Texas392
Oklahoma406
Maryland406
Colorado428
Kansas473
Louisiana476
Illinois480
Arizona486
Massachusetts499
Iowa505
South Carolina508
Pennsylvania553
Michigan564
Arkansas572
Washington630
Utah791
Tennessee802
Missouri910
Ohio1088
Indiana1168

Even more about Sarai


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sarai a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sarai?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sarai
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,016
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1964
2012 births +701

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