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Gender: Female Origin of Elara: Greek mythology name

The name Elara is a girl's name of Greek origin. Elara and is often added to lists like 63 Beautiful Names for Sagittarius Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Elara

Elara Calore (née Merandus), character in Victoria Aveyard's book, "Red Queen"
Possibly a shortened form of Ancient Greek Elenara, which comes from "Helen" or "Helene."