The name Dara is used to a great extent; it has 23 forms. Forms of the name include Dahra, Dahrah, Daira, Dairah, Dar, Darach, Daracha, Darah, Daraka, Daralis, Darda, Dareen, Darelle, Dareth, Daria, Darian, Darice, Darissa, Darja, Darra, Darragh, and Darya. Another English form is the spelling variant Darrah.
Dara is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1981 with 0.025% of baby girls being named Dara. It had a ranking of #468 then. The baby name has experienced a substantial drop in frequency since then, and is of only sporadic use now. Among all girl names in its family, Dara was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Dara: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"