"friend, helper"

Yara Origin and Meaning

The name Yara is a girl's name of Arabic, Brazilian origin meaning "friend, helper".

The multicultural Yara is also the name of a beautiful green-skinned Brazilian goddess and might make a more unusual spin on Mara or Sara.

Yara Greyjoy is the name of a strong female character in HBO's Game of Thrones, sister to the troubled Theon. In George R.R. Martin's books, this same character is named Asha; the show's producers changed it to avoid confusion with similar-sounding Osha.

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  • Yara BaderSyrian journalist and human rights activist.
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Yara in Pop Culture

  • Yara GreyjoyTheon's sister and main character in "Game of Thrones"

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