Sara is a very popular female first name and a common surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census). The name Sara is of Hebrew origin and its meaning is Princess. Sara is a very common name in English speaking countries and was the 9th most popular name in Belgium in 2006. Also Visit the Popularity Chart of Sarah in US and Popularity Chart of name Sarah in Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland. You might also like to see Popularity Chart of name Sarah compared with its variant names like Sara, Sarai, Sally and Sallie.