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Amara - Meaning of Amara

What does Amara mean?

Meaning of the name AmaraAmariMaraAmarriMarraAmairaAmargoAmariaAmaryahAmarAmarindaAmarieAmaryaAmairaniAmariahAmarraAmareeAmarah

[ 3 syll. a-ma-ra, am-ara ] The baby girl name Amara is pronounced as aa-MAA-Raa- †.

1: Amara is largely used in English and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name Amara means unfading flower. Amara could have developed as a pet form of Amarantha (Old Greek). Amarantha was an ancient Greek flower name; it was later used by Lovelace in his 17th-century poem 'To Amarantha, that she would dishevel her hair'.

Amara has 17 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Amara include Amaira, Amairani, Amar, Amarah, Amaree, Amargo, Amari, Amaria, Amariah, Amarie, Amarinda, Amarra, Amarri, Amarya, Amaryah, and Marra. Another English variant transcription is the shortening Mara.

2: Amara is used chiefly in Igbo and it is derived from African-Igbo origins. The meaning here is grace.

See also the related categories, igbo, grace (forgiveness), hair, flower, and ancient.

Amara is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.085% of baby girls were named Amara. It had a ranking of #193 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Amara was the most popular in 2018. Amara was 93% more commonly used than the next most popular name, Amari, in that year.

Baby names that sound like Amara include Aamira, Amare, Amaree, Amari, Amaria, Amarri, Amarya, Ameera, Ameerah, Amira, Amirah, Amora, Amoree, Amorey, Amori, Amorie, Annmarie, Annora, Annorah, and Honora.

† English pronunciation for Amara: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"


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