Gender: Female Pronunciation: jahr-a or hahr-a Meaning of Jara: "rock-rose or earthen water jug" Origin of Jara: Hindu mythology name; Slovakian, Spanish, or Arabic

Jara Origin and Meaning

The name Jara is a girl's name meaning "rock-rose or earthen water jug".

Jara is a name with roots in several different cultures and languages, with different meanings and associations. She's the Hindu goddess of the household, happiness, and prosperity. In Spanish, where the name is pronounced with an H sound at the beginning ala Jose, Jara is a flower name meaning "rock-rose". In Arabic, the meaning of "earthen water jug" relates it to both the earth and to water.

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