Japanese place name or Celtic

Nara Origin and Meaning

The name Nara is a girl's name of Japanese, Hindi, Celtic origin meaning "happy".

Soft, simple, and far more unusual than Tara or Farrah. As a Japanese place name, it's been used occasionally as a surname and is beginning to be used as a first. Nara is also the name of a Hindu (male) God and the name means "man" in Hindi.

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Famous People Named Nara

  • Nara B MilanichAuthor and Professor of History (family, gender and childhood) at Columbia University
  • Nara AlmeidaBrazilian model and blogger
  • Nara NoianFrench musician of Armenian descent.
  • Nara Lofego LeaoBrazilian Bossa Nova Singer
  • Kwon NaraSouth Korean singer of the girl group Hello Venus
  • Jang Nara, South Korean singer and actress

Nara in Pop Culture

  • NaraNarayana, Hindu twin,brother avatar of Vishnu
  • Shikamaru Naramale character in anime "Naruto"
  • "Arrival in Nara" and "Leaving Nara" songs by Alt,J
  • Naraancient capital of Japan from AD 710 to 794
  • Japanese: Oak tree