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Kara Meaning

    

What does Kara mean?

The name Kara is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Kara is "pure, chaste".

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

Kara is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ka-ra.

The Given Name Kara

Kara is a variant of Cara. See Cara for further details.

Kara is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Kara may just be the name you're looking for.

Kara Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 509 in baby name popularity for girls with 615 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 442 in baby name popularity for girls with 724 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Kara sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Kara Name Popularity Page.

Kara Related Names

Kara is a variant of Cara.

Variants of the name Kara include Karaugh.

Famous Karas

  • Kara ~ 1 hurricane

Kara Numerology

What will your new little Kara be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Kara are often severe and cautious but most of all they are read more >>

Kara Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kara in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kara.

Just for fun, see the name Kara 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 Kara in Nautical Flags page.