CARA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, German
PRONOUNCED: KAHR-ə (English), KER-ə (English), KAH-rah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
From an Italian word meaning "beloved". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century, though it did not become popular until after the 1950s.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kara, Karaugh (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Carina, Karyna (English), Carina (German)
Popularity
United States  ranked #694 
England/Wales  ranked #230 
Ireland  ranked #48 
Northern Ireland  ranked #23 
Scotland  ranked #71