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

The name Nara is a girl's name of Japanese, Hindi, Celtic origin meaning "happy". Nara and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Girls".

From the experts:

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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Popularity

Nara is #505 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Nara

Narra, Narah

Comments

Kiki Says:

2017-07-07T18:34:05

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:

2015-09-06T20:30:35

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

Nametag_17RM Says:

2014-07-12T20:31:59

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.