"thistly plant"

Cynara Origin and Meaning

The name Cynara is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "thistly plant".

Poetic though thorny.

Famous People Named Cynara

  • Cynara CoomerAmerican physician and Fox News medical contributor

Cynara in Pop Culture

  • Cynaramade famous by Ernest Dowson's 1894 poem about Cynara, his "old passion," which contains the line "I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion."
  • Cynaragenus of thistle,like plants including the artichoke