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What does Subaru mean?

Subaru Pronunciation of Subaru [sub-aru] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Subaru is "gem, jewel". Subaru is a variant form of Soraya (Persian, Arabic): from Thurayya.


Creative forms:
(female) Suber, Subra, ..

(male) Subro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Subaru Carley (S.C.), ..

How popular is Subaru?

Subaru is a rare first name for females. Subaru is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Soraya (#1230 from recent data) is the only prominent related form of Subaru (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Subaru was at its apex 4 years ago and is almost as widespread today. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Soraya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aubary (see Aubrey), Nuru, Saba, Sabah, Sabra, Sagara, Sahara, Samara, Sara, Sari, Seara, Sebra, Semara, Shara, Shari, Shary, Siara, Star, Starr, Sueann, Sula, Suri, Susan, Susana, Susann, Suzan, Suzana, Suzane and Suzu. These names tend to be more frequently used than Subaru.

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in meaning and etymology.