What does Yara mean?
Yara /yara/ as a girls' name is pronounced YAH-rsh. It is of Brazilian and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Yara is "water lady; small butterfly". Brazilian mythology: Iara was a beautiful goddess with green hair and fair skin.
How popular is Yara?
Yara is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#61713 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Yara for girls. Yara has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Yara is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara▼, Ari, Aria▲, Arria, Arya▲, Aura, Aurea▼, Auria, Eira, Eiry, Ira▼, Ora▼, Orah, Oria, Orra, Orya, Yaira and Yeira. Other recommended similar baby names are Adara, Adra, Bara, Bora, Caera, Cara▼, Ceara, Chara, Ciara▼, Clara▲, Cora▲, Dara▼, Fabra, Fara, Jadra, Kaara, Kaira, Kara▲, Karra, Kiara▲, Kira▲, Kyra▲, Lara▼, Larra, Lira, Mara▲, Marra, Maura▼, Mavra, Mera, Mora, Myra▼, Nera, Nira, Nora▲, Ofra, Rora, Sabra, Saira, Sara, Sarra, Seara, Siara, Tara▼, Teara, Yaffa, Yana, Yekara, Yeva, Yoana, Yola, Yula, Yuma, Zaira, Zara▲ and Zora▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yara.