[ 2 syll. ya-ra, yar-a ] The baby girl name Yara is pronounced as YAA-Raa- †.
1: Yara is used mostly in Arabic and Iranian. Its language of origin is Turkish. The meaning of Yara is strong; spring. The name is of obscure origin; it has been variously interpreted to mean 'strong' or 'spring'.
The name Jara, the name Jarah, the Arabic Yarah, the English Yareli, the English Yaritza, the name Yarra, the name Yarrah, and the name Yuridia are derivatives of Yara.
2: Yara's origin is Brazilian. In Brazilian Tupi mythology, Yara or Iara was the name of a mermaid, siren, or river goddess.
3: Yara is of Australian Aboriginal origin. Meaning: 'seagull'.
Yara is a derivative (Arabic) of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish name Iara.
Yara is also a derivative of the English name Yaritza.
See also the related categories, strong (strength), turkish, river, obscure, goddess, and arabic.
Yara is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.024% of baby girls were given the name Yara. It was #672 in rank then. Out of all girl names in its family, Yara was the most popular in 2018. Yara was used 5.381% more than the next ranked name, Yareli, in that year.
Baby names that sound like Yara include Yarah, Iara, Uiara, Yori, Yuri, Jari, Jora, Jori, Uree, Urey, Uri, Urie, Ury, Utarai, Utaray, Yaara, Yaira, Yaura, Yeira, and Yorie.
† English pronunciation for Yara: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"