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Iara

HeartYAR-ah
Variation of Yara, Arabic, Tupi
"small butterfly; lady of the water"

Iara Origin and Meaning

The name Iara is a girl's name meaning "small butterfly; lady of the water".
Iara rhymes with Yara, an Arabic name of which it can be a variation. More commonly it's associated with Iara of Brazilian myth — a water nymph, sometimes mermaid, of Tupi and Guaraní legend. In the legends, Iara seduces men to the river to accompany her in her immortal life.
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Famous People Named Iara

  • Iara Dias dos SantosBrazilian singer,songwriter
  • Iara LeeBrazilian film director
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Iara in Pop Culture

  • Iaralegendary mermaid of the Amazon River
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