Gender: Female Origin of Elara: Greek mythology name

Elara Origin and Meaning

The name Elara is a girl's name of Greek origin.

Elara, a lover of Zeus who gave birth to a giant son (ouch); it's also the lovely name of one of the moons of Jupiter.

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Jupiter Callisto Says:


I love this name, it's my sister's name. My sister, brother, and I are all named for things in space: me Jupiter, my sister Elara, and my brother Venus.

nila Says:


I love the sound of the name and that it's a space name (although I don't see how) my only combos the whole Zeus lover thing.

ceruleanstardust Says:


A viable, more unusual alternative to Clara and Ella with the sweet nicknames Ella, Elle and Ari. It would fit right in with all the other more popular El- names right now.

Genevieve Whitelock Says:


I prefer Elora

smudge12 Says:


hi my name is elara and I adore it! my mum and dad call me larlar and loolipops and I'm aslo called smudge just because I'm small. I have always loved the fact that my name is so unusual and that nobody at my school has the same name as me x

ElsaAnne Says:


I wasn't sure on this name, but it's really growing on me!

Fluffykitten101 Says:


I love that this name is a great alternative to popular names such as Clara and Ella but it is a rare name! Also, I love how it is in Greek mythology. Plus, it is a space name! Love this. Ellie, Lara, Elari and Ari are adorable nicknames for Elara :)

raevynstar Says:


Nice name if you want something that sounds like Ella but isn't popular. :)