Gender: Female Meaning of Nara: "happy" Origin of Nara: Japanese place name or Celtic

Nara Origin and Meaning

The name Nara is a girl's name of Japanese, Hindi, Celtic origin meaning "happy".

Soft, simple, and far more unusual than Tara or Farrah. As a Japanese place name, it's been used occasionally as a surname and is beginning to be used as a first. Nara is also the name of a Hindu (male) God and the name means "man" in Hindi.

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Pop Culture References for the name Nara

Narra, Narah


Kiki Says:


In Korea, Nara is the word for "country" as in national country. I love how global Nara is, it fits into so many cultures and languages.

Sarastarnamenerd Says:


Curious whether it rhymes with Mara or Cara? Long A as first A or short A?

Nametag_17RM Says:


My current favourite concerning names, in my opinion I think it's an off-the radar option to Cora which is nice but too popular for my taste.