The name Kara is a girl's name of Irish, Latin, Norse origin. Kara is ranked #515 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Kool K Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".
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Kara peaked in the 1980s but remains more popular than the Cara variant. In Norse mythology, was a Valkyrie, lover of Helgi, who charmed his enemies in battle by enchanting them with song.