- the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Gen. 17:15–22.
- a female given name.
Origin of Sarah
Examples from the Web for sarah
But Sarah Ferguson still lives in the family home, Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park, when she is in the U.K.Fergie Dives Into Prince Andrew’s Sex Scandal
January 5, 2015
Until concern trolls like Sarah Ditum came along trying to cover it up again.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism
January 3, 2015
It's a lot of pressure on host/producer Sarah Koenig, something she addresses in the beginning of the episode.What if 'Serial' Has No Ending?
Alex Chancey, The Daily Beast Video
December 18, 2014
Sarah Covington Anderson faced the same charges, with an added assault by strangulation.
Muse was looking to regain custody of her four children—Justin, Sarah, Patrick and Rachel.
And the three friends, Connie and Sarah and Lizzie, came and went.
At first you kept on wondering what the joke was, till you saw it was only a habit Sarah had.
She went round to Lizzie and Sarah to see what they thought.
Harriett put on her hat and went round to Lizzie and Sarah in turn.
As Lizzie put it, Sarah's appearance was an outrage on her contemporaries.
- Old Testament the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac (Genesis 17:15–22)
Word Origin and History for sarah
fem. proper name, Biblical wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac, from Hebrew, literally "princess," from sarah, fem. of sar "prince," from sarar "he ruled," related to Akkad. sharratu "queen." Popular as a name for girls born in U.S. in 1870s and 1978-2000.