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What does Amara mean?

Amara Pronunciation of Amara as a girls' 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".



VARIANTS Amargo, Amargoe, Amargot, Amarinda, Amarra, Amarinda, Mara, Marra

(female) Amaza, ..

(male) Amaas, ..

Amara Lyla (A.L.), ..

How popular is Amara?

Amara is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#34856 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Amara entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #300 in the U.S. in the year 2016. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amara name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amara outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other popular varying form of Amara (#300 IN 2016) is Mara (#686). Adoption of these relations of Amara was at its apex in 2016 (AVERAGE #493). Amara and Mara are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amara, Mara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amara and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amara is pronounced similarly to Amari, Amariah, Ameera, Ameerah, Amera, Amerah, Amira, Amirah, Amora, Amorra, Amyra, Amyrah, Emera, Omeira and Omyra. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adala, Adara, Aesara, Afra, Agata, Akira, Akyra, Alaia, Alala, Alaya, Almera, Alura, Alvara, Amada, Amadora, Amahl, Amahla, Amaia, Amala, Amalea, Amana, Amaris, Amata, Amaya, Ambre, Amita, Amma, Amor, Amore, Anaca, Anafa, Anaka, Andra, Anora, Aphra, Ashra, Atara, Audra, Avana, Ayala, Ayana, Azora, Azra, Azura, Cara, Chara, Ciara, Clara, Dara, Fara, Kaara, Kamara, Keara, Klara, Sara, Semara, Tara, Tiara, Yara and Zara. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amara.