Cara - Meaning Of Cara, What Does Cara Mean?

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Cara Meaning


What does Cara mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Cara is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Cara is "clear".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "friend".

Cara is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ca-ra.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 621  in baby name popularity for girls with 446 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Cara Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cara has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cara to other names.


Variants of the name Cara include Kara.

The name Carina is a form of Cara.

Cara has the diminutive (nickname) Carita.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cara in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Cara in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cara in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Cara Numerology page.

Cara Numerology
Cara in Hieroglyhics
Cara in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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