Home > Ara- Names

Girl Names Starting with Ara-

Ara- baby names and what they mean, with 11 results. Ara- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread less than a decade ago (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.1%, 18%), but with names such as Ara becoming less stylish. Arabella (#174) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here, while Arata (TOP 12%) and Arab (36%) are familiar Ara- last names.

Ara- names

Ara - Araxie


Based on Persian language. "Brings rain." Unisex name. Less common today. Ara was last recorded in the 1930s in the Top 2000.

Arabella and variants

Arabella, var. Arabelle, Arabela, Arabel, Ara2
Origin fr. Latin language. "Prayerful." Aribella is also a somewhat popular baby name.

Araceli and variants

Araceli, var. Aracelis, Aracely, Aracelia
Source fr. Latin language. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Common. Compare Araceli with popular last names Aureli (UPPER 68%), Ascoli (59%), which also end with -li.

Arachne, var. Arakne
Derivative of Greek element. .. a young maiden who challenged the .. Arachne and Arakne are not often used as girls' names.

From Tamil word. "Righteous woman." Ara (TOP 26%), Aran (45%) are familiar last names.


.. Invented by an 18th century English .. Less used today. Araminta was last listed in 1880-1889 in the Top 2000. See also Arminta.

Form of Aurelia. Derived fr. Latin language. "Golden." Aranka is rarely used as a girls' name. See also Arunika.

Derivative of Welsh language. "Huge or round wheel." A peculiar baby name.

Aranza and variants

Aranza, var. Arantza, Arantxa, Arancha
Derived fr. Basque word. "Thorn-bush." Usage of Arantza as a girls' name has fallen off circa 2014.

Arava, var. Aravah
Root fr. Hebrew. "Willow; arid land." Arava and Aravah are not frequently used as birth names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ara- names: Ara, Arabella, Arabelle, Araceli, Aracely

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ara- names: Araminta, Arantza, Aranza

Source fr. Armenian. "River that inspires poetic talent." Not in Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ara- names for girls.

1. Ara - Araxie
Ara, Arabella [Ara, Arabel, Arabela, Arabelle], Araceli [Aracely, Aracelis, Aracelia], Arachne [Arakne], Aram, Araminta, Aurelia [Aranka], Aranrhod, Aranza [Arantza, Arantxa, Arancha], Arava [Aravah], Araxie

Usage comparison for Ara- names