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

Simple and yet distinctive, Ara is a mythological name of a famously handsome king. Although it originated as a boys' name, in the contemporary US, it's now much more commonly used for girls.

Ara was one of the many vowel-heavy three-syllable names popular at the end of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth--it went as high as Number 481 in 1884.

It's also used as a nickname for Arabella.

Famous People Named Ara

Ara Go, Korean actress
Ara Yoo, Korean singer of group Hello Venus
(Ara Marie) Cristine Reyes, Filipina actress

Pop Culture References for the name Ara

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