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Dara meaning and name origin

Dara \d(a)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAR-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Dara is "nugget of wisdom". Biblical: the name of a descendant of Judah noted for his wisdom. Also, Dara and Darra are Gaelic names meaning "oak tree". The name has a resemblance to Sarah and Farrah. See also Derry. Olympic swimmer Dara Torres.

Dara has 11 variant forms: Darah, Darda, Dareen, Daria, Darian, Darice, Darissa, Darra, Darragh, Darrah and Darya.

Baby names that sound like Dara are Dora, Daira, Dari and Tara.

Popularity of Dara

Dara is a very popular first name for women (#1155 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Dara for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Dara with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Dara
Popularity of Dara