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Gender: Female Meaning of Chara: "joy" Origin of Chara: Greek

The name Chara is a girl's name of Spanish, Greek origin meaning "joy". Chara and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Star in a constellation that represents hunting dogs, recently named as one of the most likely to host extraterrestrial life. Also, a variation of both Sarah and Charlotte.

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Famous People Named Chara

Chara, Japanese singer-songwriter
Zdeno Chara, Slovak ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the name Chara

Chara Alverado, love interest of the main character in "The Silver Eye", a webcomic by Laura Hollingsworth
"Shugo Chara!" manga/anime series
Chara, the First Child/Fallen Child in the game Undertale.
Chara, a genus of charophyte green algae.