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Gender: F Pronunciation: CAH-rah Meaning of Cara: "face" Origin of Cara: Latin Cara's Popularity in 2014: #672

Cara is a simple, sweet, Italian endearment that enjoyed its greatest popularity from the 1970s through the 1990s, reaching a high of Number 189 in 1977. Though it's still far from this spot, Cara comes in at a very respectable Number 672 in the US Top 1000. Cara does even better in England, where she ranks at 171.

In the Evelyn Waugh novel Brideshead Revisited, the Cara character is French.

Damon Wayans took the endearment aspect even further when he named his now-grown daughter Cara Mia.

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Famous People Named Cara

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Cara Elizabeth DeLizia, American actress
Cara Readle, Welsh actress
Cara Renee Gorges, Miss Kansas USA 2007
Cara Elizabeth Quici, American singer-songwriter
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Cara Nicole Gosselin daughter of reality TV personalities Jon & Kate Gosselin
Cara Mia Dianne Wayans, daughter of American actor Damon Wayans

Pop Culture References for the Name Cara

Cara, character in Teen Idol
Cara, character in the Divergent trilogy
Cara Coburn, character in "The Tomorrow People"
Cara Mia, song at the end of Portal 2
Cara Mason, character in the Sword of Truth Book Series by Terry Goodkind
Cara, a merchant in the deepmarket in Ally Condie's "Atlantia."

Caira, Carabel, Carabell, Carabelle, Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralee, Caraleigh, Caralia, Caralie, Caranda, Carely, Caretta, Carey, Carina, Carine, Carrah, Carrie, Carry, Kara, Karina, Karine, Karra, Karrie, Karry

Cara's International Variations

Carra (Irish)

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