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sally

DIMINUTIVE OF:
sarah
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
SARáY / ŚāRā > SARAH
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ŚāRā (שָׂרָי) SARAH (שרה) Sā́Rā (Σᾱ́ρᾱ)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew “Saráy / Śārā > Sarah”, meaning “woman of high rank, Princess, essence, speckled”. The name refers to the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac as described in the Hebrew Bible, the Christian Old Testament, and the Islamic Quran. In origin, his name was “Saráy”. According to Genesis 17:15, God changed her name to Sarah as part of a covenant after Hagar bore Abraham his first son, Ishmael. This name is a consistently popular across Europe and North America, as well as in the Middle East being commonly used as a female first name by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, and remaining popular also among non-religious members of cultures influenced by these religions.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
sarah, sara, sarra
PET & SHORT FORM
english
sallie, sadie

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
sarah, sara
ancient greek
Sárra
arabic
sarah, sara, sārah
bosnian
sarah
catalan
sara
croatian
sara
czech
sára
danish
sarah, sara, sahra, zara, zarah
dutch
sarah, sara
finnish
sarah, sara, saara, sari, sahra, zara, zarah
french
sarah
german
sarah, sara, sahra, zarah
greek
sára
greenlandic
sara, saara, Sâra, Saaraq, Sârak, Sâla
hawaiian
kala
hebrew
sarah
hungarian - magyar
sára
icelandic
sara
irish
sarah
italian
sara
latin
sarra
macedonian
sara
norwegian
sarah, sara, sahra, zara, zarah
old swedish
sara
polish
sara
portuguese
sarah, sara
sami - lapps
Sárá
scottish
sarah
slovak
sára
slovene
sara, Saraja, Šara, Šarika, Šarka
spanish
sara, chara
swedish
sarah, sara, saara, sahra, zara, zarah
welsh
sarah
yiddish
suri

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

6
Numerological Values:
6

Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.

Chakra Number:
6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"

Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.

Color meaning:

The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
SALLY ALASKA
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SALLY ANN CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS
SALLY CHET
SALLY'S PIGEONS CYNDI LAUPER
ONCLE JOHN (LONG TALL SALLY) EL TOROFEAT. LES CYCLONES 
MUSTANG SALLY ERIC CLAPTON
LAY DOWN SALLY ERIC CLAPTON
SALLY'S SONG EVANESCENCE
SALLY GAZOLINE
SALLY ET JOHNNY JEANE MANSON
SALLY (LONG TALL SALLY) OU OH ! SALLY JOHNNY HALLYDAY
SALLY LES INFIDÈLES
ONCLE JOHN (LONG TALL SALLY) LES VAUTOURS
SALLY'S QUICHE LINDA ALLEN
LONG TALL SALLY LITTLE RICHARD
QUAND SALLY PASSE SES DESSOUS LUTIN BLEU
QUAND SALLY S'ENDORT MAYANE DELEM
SALLY MÉLODIE S.A.
SALLY G PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS
SALLY PETULA CLARK
SALLY RICHARD COCCIANTE
SNEAKING SALLY THROUGH THE ALLEY RINGO STARR
SALLY SADE
GOODNIGHT COWBOY SALLY SALLY TIMMS
SALLY SAM SPARRO
SALLY STETSASONIC / SAM SPARRO
SALLY CINNAMON STONE ROSES
LORELEI STYX
LONG TALL SALLY THE BEATLES
SALLY GO 'ROUND THE ROSES THE JAYNETTS
SALLY MACLENNANE THE POGUES
SALLY CINNAMON THE STONE ROSES
LONG TALL SALLY THE TORNADOS
SALLY CAN'T DANCE THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
WHO'S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY? TONY ORLANDO AND DAWN
MOONSHINE SALLY TOP OF THE POPPERS
SALLY VASCO ROSSI
MUSTANG SALLY WILSON PICKETT

Notable people and personalities​

Sally Ann Triplett (born 1962), British Actress And Singer
Sally Deweese (born 1824), American Young Girl Who Became Mother At 10 Years
Sally Field (born 1946), American Actress
Sally Gunnell (born 1966), British Hurdler
Sally Hawkins (born 1976), British Actress
Sally Jessy Raphael (born 1935), Talk Show Host
Sally Kellerman (born 1937), American Actress And Singer
Sally Kirkland (born 1941), American Actress
Sally Pearson (born 1986), Australian Track And Field Athlete
Sally Ride (1951–2012), American Physicist And Astronaut
Sally Salminen (1906–1976), Finnish Writer
Sally Struthers (born 1948), American Actress And Spokeswoman
Sally Viola Bauer (1908–2001), Swedish Swimmer
Sally Whittaker (born 1963), British Actress
Sally Wister (1761–1804), American Diarist