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Kara Name Meaning and Origin

Kara Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Beloved, Pure, Innocent

Name Origin


The name Kara has multiple meanings depending on the origin. In Latin, it means beloved or dear. In Scandinavian and Greek, it means pure or innocent. The name has a sweet and endearing connotation, often associated with qualities like love and purity.

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Kara Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kara is easy to pronounce with a clear emphasis on the first syllable. The two-syllable name flows smoothly and is pleasant to the ears.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Kara has a balanced rhythm with equal stress on each syllable. It rolls off the tongue effortlessly and has a melodic quality.

Famous People Named Kara

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Kara Hayward

Kara Hayward is an American actress known for her role as Suzy Bishop in the film 'Moonrise Kingdom.' She has received critical acclaim for her performances and is recognized for her talent at a young age.

● Kara Tointon

Kara Tointon is a British actress and television personality. She is best known for her role as Dawn Swann in the BBC soap opera 'EastEnders' and for winning the 2010 series of 'Strictly Come Dancing.'

● Kara DioGuardi

Kara DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former American Idol judge. She has written songs for popular artists and has made significant contributions to the music industry.

Kara Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Kara

The name Kara does not have strong negative associations or cultural symbols attached to it. However, some may associate it with characters from fiction or media who possess negative traits, but this largely depends on personal interpretations.

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