The name Yara is a girl's name of Arabic, Brazilian origin meaning "small butterfly". Yara is ranked #672 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Two Add One girls names".
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The exotic Yara is also the name of a beautiful green-skinned Brazilian goddess and might make a more unusual spin on Mara or Sara.
Yara Greyjoy is the name of a strong female character in HBO's Game of Thrones, sister to the troubled Theon. In George R.R. Martin's books, this same character is named Asha; the show's producers changed it to avoid confusion with similar-sounding Osha.
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