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Elara 1
Gender Feminine
Usage Breton

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Elar.
Added 12/25/2006 by Andy
Edited 9/24/2019 by Frollein Gladys

Elara 2
Gender Feminine
Scripts Ελάρα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. EL-ə-rə
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Other Forms FormsElare, Eilara, Alera

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Greek ἄλαρα (alara) meaning "butt of spear-shaft", or the related word ἀλαρία (alaria) "tree which furnished shafts for spears". In Greek mythology Elara was one of Zeus's mortal lovers and by him the mother of the giant Tityos. A moon of Jupiter bears this name.
Added 6/9/2007 by anonymous
Edited 2/19/2019 by SeaHorse15