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Girl Name: Amara

Name: Amara
Pronunciation: \a-ma-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: everlasting
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Amira, Amyra, Amera, Amora
Variant forms: Amargo, Amargoe, Amargot, Amarinda, Amarra, Amarinda, Mara, Marra
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 88573


Amara \a-ma-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-MAHR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Amara is "everlasting". From "amarantus". Also possibly from "amarus", meaning "bitter".

Amara has 8 variant forms: Amargo, Amargoe, Amargot, Amarinda, Amarra, Amarinda, Mara and Marra.

Baby names that sound like Amara are Amira, Amyra, Amera and Amora.


Amara is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#88573 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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