Ara - girls name

Ara name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 51%

Ara name meaning:

The name Ara is of Armenian origin and has several meanings. In Armenian, Ara means "brave" or "warrior". It is derived from the ancient Armenian king Ara the Beautiful, who was known for his courage and valor. The name Ara is associated with strength, resilience, and a fighting spirit. It carries a sense of determination and fearlessness, making it a powerful and meaningful name for a girl.

Additionally, Ara can also be interpreted as "altar" in Arabic. This meaning adds a spiritual aspect to the name, symbolizing a sacred place or a connection to a higher power. It reflects a sense of reverence and devotion, suggesting a person who is deeply connected to their beliefs and values.

Overall, the name Ara is rich in cultural and historical significance. It represents bravery, strength, and spirituality, making it a meaningful choice for parents seeking a name that embodies these qualities for their daughter.

Origin: Arabic



Unisex names

Related names

Ara , Aaraa, Laurencia, Minty

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Overall UK ranking: 2711 out of 5581

9 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Ara

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