Elara, a lover of Zeus who gave birth to a giant son (ouch.). Elara is a rare French name, the feminine form of Alar, the name of a Breton (Brittany) saint. St. Alar is Patron Saint of goldsmiths, blacksmiths, protector of horses; his feast day is December 1.
That's all I found. Sorry. I don't understand the whole rare French thing. Maybe the French use it, too.
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