What does Ara mean?
ASSOCIATED WITH rain (water)
MASCULINE FORM AramCREATIVE 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.