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.
Nara-Narayana, Hindu twin-brother avatar of Vishnu Shikamaru Nara, male character in anime "Naruto"
"Arrival in Nara" and "Leaving Nara," songs by Alt-J
Nara, ancient capital of Japan from AD 710 to 794
Japanese: Oak tree