Kara: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A variant of Cara, which is Italian for “beloved,” this name also comes from Norse mythology where it means “the wild, stormy one.” This is a good choice, as we all know that even after her wildest, stormiest days, you’ll feel nothing but love for your daughter (after she’s asleep, of course).


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Famous people named Kara:

Kara Kennedy Allen, of the Kennedy dynasty and daughter of Ted Kennedy; voice actress and radio personality Kara Edwards; singer Kara DioGuardi; actress Kara Tointon; journalist Kara Swisher.

Fun fact:

This name has been around since the 1950s and was most popular in the 70s.

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