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Girl Name: Kara

Name: Kara
Pronunciation: \k(a)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Katherine
Sounds Like: Karra, Kaara, Kiara, Kora, Kyra, Kera, Kira
Variant forms: Cara, Kaira, Karah, Karalee, Karalie, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karee, Kari, Kariana, Kariann, Karianna, Karianne, Karie, Karielle, Karrah, Karri, Karrie, Kary
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 381
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 37701

Description

Kara \k(a)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-ah. Variant of Cara (Latin) "beloved". The diminutive form Karina is popular in Russia. See also Carrie and Kerry.

Kara has 19 variant forms: Cara, Kaira, Karah, Karalee, Karalie, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karee, Kari, Kariana, Kariann, Karianna, Karianne, Karie, Karielle, Karrah, Karri, Karrie and Kary.

For more information, see also the related name Katherine.

Baby names that sound like Kara are Karra, Kaara, Kiara, Kora, Kyra, Kera and Kira.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Kara.

Popularity

Kara is a very popular first name for women (#381 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#37701 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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