Given Name LARA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Лара (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: LAHR-ə (English), LA-ra (German, Italian, Spanish), LA-RA (French), LAH-rah (Portuguese)   [details]

Meaning & History

Russian short form of LARISA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by a character from Boris Pasternak's novel 'Doctor Zhivago' (1957) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1965).

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Larisa, Larissa (Greek Mythology), Larisa (Latvian), Larisa (Romanian), Larisa, Larysa (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Lára, Lara (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Lara