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Ara is Latin for alter, and is the name of a constellation in the southern hemisphere. Also, in the mythology of the Iban from Borneo, Ara was a bird-shaped creation diety who hatched the sky from an egg, and helped form humans from soil before bringing them to life with bird song.
-- GasolineAllie  9/9/2007
Ara Geghetsik (meaning Ara the Handsome) in Armenian mythology ruled the Kingdom of Ararat, known in legend for being so beautiful that the Assyrian queen waged war with Armenia for him.
-- lenachka  7/17/2008
This is the Turkish word for "search".
-- lcgirl20  4/20/2009
Ara is the Indonesian word for fig.
-- high_chronicles  7/25/2010
My name is Ara and I was always told that Ara was the Greek goddess of vengeance and destruction. That's what my Mom's baby names book said from the 70's. And Ara means "an alter".
-- Ara  8/12/2010
Ara is the name of a constellation. Ara (AIR-uh) means Alter.
-- Anonymous User  8/10/2011
Ara is pronounced Air-ah.
-- Aurorababy  7/25/2012
This is also a type of bird, with six genera (one with the scientific name Ara, while the rest are also known collectively as "Ara" in many languages) and about seventeen species. It does, however, have a completely different origin.
-- Zanizaila  5/12/2013
Ara Gallant (Born: 1932, Died: 1990) was an American hairstylist for Vogue, and later a photographer.
-- Anonymous User  10/25/2014
The only Ara I have met was a female from Taiwan so I personally have a hard time seeing it as a masculine name. Either way it's beautiful.
-- Anonymous User  2/24/2016

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