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Gender: M Meaning of Ara: "king" Origin of Ara: Armenian

Ara is one of the most melodious in the Armenian name pool, familiarized by Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian. In Armenian mythology, Ara was a king so handsome that a rival queen went to war in order to make him her own. The name Ara is also known in the Arabic and Hebrew cultures.

Famous People Named Ara

Ara, descendant of patriarch Asher (1 Chr. 7:38)
Ara the Beautiful, legendary Armenian hero
Ara Dinkjian, Armenian oud player and composer
Ara Parseghian, American collegiate football coach

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