Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Means "lady of the water" in Tupi, from y "water" and îara "lady, mistress". In Brazilian folklore this is the name of a beautiful river nymph who would lure men into the water. She may have been based upon earlier Tupi legends.

Related Names

VariantsUiara, Yara(Tupi)
Other Languages & CulturesYaritza(Spanish (Latin American))



Entry updated April 5, 2022