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Baby name Zara

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cheerycheery Thu 27-Mar-14 13:38:58

DH and I really like the name Zara for our baby, and came accross it whilst looking for arabic names. Our surname begins with F though so will it remind everyone immediately of the royal connection With Zara Phillips?

SomethingAboutNothing Thu 27-Mar-14 13:40:19

Unless your surname is Philips I don't see why people would make that connection, it's a beautiful name.

PrivetHawkmoth Thu 27-Mar-14 15:12:14

Nah, I don't think so. Unless your name is really similar to Philips! It's a lovely name.

squoosh Thu 27-Mar-14 15:14:18

I love Zara, short, pretty and unfrilly. I hate frilly.

No doubt some people will make the Phillips connection but that's no big deal is it.

minipie Thu 27-Mar-14 15:17:34

It would be more likely to remind me of the clothes shop than the Royal...

Sorry grin

alita7 Thu 27-Mar-14 17:28:14

I think it's one of those sassy names smile

PreciousPeach Fri 28-Mar-14 23:13:03

Zara is lovely

Innogen Sat 29-Mar-14 00:45:48

I love it. The only one I know is 22, Irish and a riot! Nothing royal about her at all!

Chloerose75 Sat 29-Mar-14 03:05:34

Love it. Very nice pretty but sassy name, and I don't think too royal.

F surname not necessarily too Philips unless the sound is very close and even then if you love it not necessarily a bar

Sleepingstarsmommy Sat 29-Mar-14 09:27:26

Love it too. My DH is arab and we will be needing a name that works both here in the uk and there. Lots of lovely girls names including Zara. Boys names are proving more difficult!!

cheerycheery Sat 29-Mar-14 10:01:36

Thanks everyone. Actually neither of us are arabs but my name is arabic and i've liked it being so, so maybe we'll continue the trend.

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