Lara

Pronunciation: la-hra-h
Origin: Russian Federation
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Eastern Europe

Lara is a girl's name with Latin, Greek, and Russian roots, meaning "protection". It stems from the word "lares," which refers to the individual gods of Roman households who were the protectors of homes and fields. The name is also a diminutive of Larissa, which is Greek for "woman of the citadel". Another interpretation of the name Lara in Latin is derived from "lūcēre," meaning "to shine" or "famous". The name has been used as both a surname and a given name in many languages for a long time and has roots in ancient Latin and Russian cultures.

Lara Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Lara is currently #150 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Lara is currently #65 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Lara is currently #147 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Lara is currently #65 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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