What does Amara mean?
Amara /ama-ra/ [3 sylls.] 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".
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Amara for girls. Amara entered the list in 2000 and reached its peak position of #513 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Amara and affiliated names. The only other popular varying form of Amara (#513 in 2014) is Mara (#695 in 2014). Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2014 (usage of 0.396%). Amara (#513) and Mara (#695) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Amara▲ is pronounced similarly to Amari▲, Amariah, Ameera, Amera, Amerah, Amira▲, Amirah▲, Amora, Amorra, Amyra, Amyrah, Emera and Omyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Adara, Amada, Amaia, Amala, Amana, Amata, Amaya▲, Amor, Amore, Anora and Atara. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amara.