What does Ara mean?
Associated with: rain (water).
1 masculine form: Aram.Creative forms:
(female) Aral, Arra, ..
(male) Aar, Arar, .. Middle name pairings:
Ara Ameera (A.A.), ..
How popular is Ara?
Ara is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3186 out of 4276, Top 75%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#39111 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ara entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #570 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Aria (#29 in 2015), Arabella (#194) and Ari (#1007) are the prominent variation forms of Ara. Other variants, like Arabel, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Ara was common in 2015 (median #807). Aria is the clear favorite, although Arabella appears to be becoming a favorite too, while Ara used to be popular.
Ara▼ is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ariah▲, Arie, Ariya▲, Ariyah▲, Arrie, Arya▲, Aura, Aurea, Auria, Eira, Eiry, Iara, Ira▼, Ora▼, Orah, Oria, Orra, Orya, Uira, Uriya, Yaira, Yara and Yeira. Other suggested similar names are Abra, Ada▼, Adra, Afra, Aja, Ala, Ama, Ana, Aram, Arda, Arla, Arna, Arza, Asa, Ava▲, Aya▲, Aza and Azra. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ara.See names in meaning and etymology.