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What does Carah mean?

Carah Pronunciation of Carah [carah] as a name for girls has the meaning "beloved; friend". Carah is an alternate form of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic).


Carah has 10 variants: Caera, Caragh, Carrie, Carry, Kaara, Kaira, Kara, Karra, Karrie and Karry.

9 more relations via Cara: Caralea, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Caralyn, Caranda, Carina and Carine.

Creative forms:
(female) Canrah, Cerah, ..

(male) Cacan, Cario, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carah Natalya (C.N.), ..

How popular is Carah?

Carah is an unusual given name for women. Carah is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Carah (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Cara (#727 last year), Carina (#1067), Carrie (#1680), Carry, Kaira, Kara (#509) and Karrie. Other variants, like Karry, are seldom used. These forms of Carah were favored during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.69%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.06%, 91%), with versions such as Cara becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cara, Carina, Carrie, Carry, Kaira in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kara, Karrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara, Kara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carah is alike in pronunciation to Carie, Caro, Carree, Carrey, Carri, Cary, Charo, Cora, Coree, Corie, Corri, Corry, Cory, Karah, Karee, Karie, Karrah, Karri, Kary, Keara, Kiara, Kiriah, Kora, Kyra and Kyrah. Other recommended names are Adrah, Barah, Cala, Cama, Carlah, Carli, Carma, Carmi, Carmy, Carol, Caron, Caryn, Ceara, Cearaa, Cera, Chabah, Chanah, Chara, Ciara, Ciaran, Ciarrah, Cira, Coral, Cyra, Cyrah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Darrah, Dayah, Farah, Farrah, Hanah, Maiah, Marah, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Norah, Rafah, Sairah, Sarah, Sariah, Sarrah, Serah, Tajah, Tarah, Tiarah, Zarah and Zorah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carah.

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