Cara
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Given Name CARA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAHR-ə, KER-ə   [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
OTHER LANGUAGES: Carine, Karine (French), Carina (German), Carina (Late Roman), Carina (Portuguese), Carina (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #727 
England and Wales  ranked #248 
Ireland  ranked #36 
Northern Ireland  ranked #20 
Scotland  ranked #72