[ 2 syll. fa-ra, far-a ] The baby girl name Fara is pronounced as FAAR-aa- or FEH-R-aa- †.
1: Fara is used predominantly in Efik and Hausa. It is derived from African-Hausa origins. The name Fara means joyful, a cause for rejoicing.
The name Farra (Efik and Hausa) is a variation of Fara.
2: Fara is of African-Efik origin. Here, it means 'to leave off or desist'.
Fara is a variation of the name Farrah (English).
See also the related categories, hausa and rejoicing (delight).
Fara is an uncommon baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Fara include Faraa, Fabri, Faeree, Faerey, Faeri, Faery, Fairee, Fairey, Fairi, Fairie, Fairy, Farah, Farey, Fari, Farie, Farih, Farli, Farlie, Faro, and Farra.
† English pronunciation for Fara: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"