Gender: Female Meaning of Imara: "firm" Origin of Imara: Kiswahili

Imara Origin and Meaning

The name Imara is a girl's name of Kiswahili origin meaning "firm".

This could make a hauntingly evocative name for an American child, striking the perfect balance of the exotic and the familiar. Imara's meaning adds further appeal placing it among the special class of girl names that mean strong, brave, or powerful.

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Jokay820 Says:


Our baby daughter is named Lucienne Imara. My sister in law is Kenyan, Swahili is her native language. We were looking for a name meaning "strong", and she suggested Imara. In Swahili it means strong/stable. Lucienne means "light".

JessicaRK467 Says:


Beautiful! I love this name!

rabia_chrisden Says:


I love this name! It's so alluring and such a beautiful name