Dara - boys name

Dara name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Dara name meaning:

The name Dara is a unisex name that has its origins in different cultures. In Hebrew, Dara means "compassionate" or "pearl of wisdom." It is also believed to be derived from the Irish Gaelic name Daire, which means "fruitful" or "fertile." Additionally, Dara is a name of Persian origin, meaning "wealthy" or "beautiful."

In various cultures, the name Dara is associated with positive qualities such as kindness, abundance, wisdom, and beauty. These meanings reflect the desirable traits that parents may want to bestow upon their child. Whether it is seen as compassionate, fruitful, wealthy, or beautiful, the name Dara carries a sense of positivity and potential. It can be a meaningful choice for parents looking to give their son a name that represents virtues they hope he will embody throughout his life.

Origin: Cambodian



Unisex names

Related names

Dara , Oluwadara

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 1184 out of 4789

23 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Dara

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