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What does Fara mean?

Fara Pronunciation of Fara [fara] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Fara is "lovely, pleasant". Fara is a version of Farrah (Middle English, Arabic): from the English word "fair".

Associated with: lovely (beautiful).


Fara has 2 variants: Farah and Farra.

Creative forms:
(female) Fana, Flara, ..

(male) Fare, Faroy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fara Carsyn (F.C.), ..

How popular is Fara?

Fara is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#55481 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Farrah (#780 a year ago) and Farah (#1367) are the prominent alternative forms of Fara (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Fara reached its highest less than a decade ago (median #935) and is somewhat lower today (#1073, 30%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farah, Farrah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fara and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fara is alike in pronunciation to Fiora and Fiori. Other suggested similar names are Afra, Amara, Ara, Bara, Barra, Cara, Ceara, Cera, Chara, Clara, Cora, Daira, Dara, Darra, Edra, Eira, Fabia, Fabra (see Fabia), Fadora, Fae, Faida, Faina, Fanya, Farina, Farran, Faryn, Faun, Fauna, Fawn, Fay, Faydra, Faye, Fedra, Ferna, Fiala, Fima, Fina, Flora, Fraya, Iara, Idra, Ira, Kaara, Kaira, Kara, Keara, Klara, Lara, Lavra, Lura, Mahra, Maira, Mara, Maura, Mavra, Mayra, Mira, Mora, Nadra, Ofra, Ora, Orra, Rora, Sara, Seara, Tamra, Tara, Tarra, Vera, Yara, Zahra, Zara and Zayra. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fara.

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