Meaning of Dara
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Dara has the following meaning:
A wise and compassionate woman. Derived from a Hebrew term which means "Pearl of Wisdom". The name also has the meaning "rich" in Persian.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Dara is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Dara in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Dara is pronounced as dah-ruh
The following names are baby names related to Dara and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dara: Boys - Abraham
, Girls - Abigail
, Both genders - Matthew
Popular Variants for the name Dara: Dahra
We think the name Dara should fall under the following style category: Hebrew
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dara to be: A dreamy, friendly and homely woman
In one word, you might describe Dara as a(n) "homely
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The names of some famous persons by the name Dara
(or its variants) are:Dara Ó Briain
, born on 4 February, a famous comedian. Dara Ó Briain's background: An award-winning Irish comedian and television presenter, famous for hosting topical panel show Mock the Week.Dara Torres
, born on 15 April, a famous athlete. Dara Torres's background: An American swimmer. The first swimmer from the United States to compete in five Olympics: 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000, and 2008. She competed in the 2008 Olympic Games in the 50 meter freestyle, 4×100 medley relay, and 4×100 freestyle relay and won the silver medal in all three of these events.Dara Singh
, born on 19 November, a famous actor. Dara Singh's background: A jat Punjab wrestler and film actor from Amritsar, Punjab, India and the current president of All India Jat Mahasabha.