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9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Amara

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Eternal
  • #2521 All Time
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How popular is the name "Amara" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 17 17 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 29 29 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 31 31 0
1981 38 38 0
1982 38 38 0
1983 48 48 0
1984 36 36 0
1985 62 62 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 67 67 0
1988 73 66 7
1989 77 77 0
1990 131 131 0
1991 107 107 0
1992 114 114 0
1993 109 103 6
1994 115 115 0
1995 139 139 0
1996 151 146 5
1997 169 169 0
1998 190 179 11
1999 203 197 6
2000 293 286 7
2001 271 263 8
2002 309 297 12
2003 413 406 7
2004 464 456 8
2005 511 500 11
2006 517 511 6
2007 534 521 13
2008 541 533 8
2009 522 516 6
2010 454 447 7
2011 498 490 8
2012 521 514 7
2013 506 495 11
2014 610 600 10

Want to know about the populiarty of Amara? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,167 babies born with the name Amara in the United States. That's more than enough Amaras to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amara" was in 2014 with a total of 600 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amara" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 610 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Amara popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amara in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amara" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amara as well as things modernly associated with the name Amara such as celebrities named Amara.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Amara

The name "Amara" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Eternal". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Arama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maara". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Amara born Dec 21, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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