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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #641 most popular

What does the name "Kara" mean?

Kara (Italian): Dear

The name "Kara" is of Italian origin and it means "Dear". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

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

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How popular is the name "Kara" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Kara? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97,093 babies born with the name Kara in the United States. That's more than enough Karas to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1896 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kara" was in 1991 with a total of 3,279 babies. (That's a lot of baby Karas)

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kara" is not a popular baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of 3,045 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Kara popular?

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

Celebrities named Kara

Kara Tointon

Kara Tointon is an actress and model. Kara was born in 1983 as Kara Louise Tointon in Basildon, Essex, England.


Kara Monaco

Kara Monaco is a playboy playmate . Kara was born in 1983 in Lakeland, Florida.


Kara Hoffman

Kara was born in 2002.


Kara Williamson

Kara Williamson is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Kara was born in 1979 as Kara Williamson.


Past life for Kara born Sep 24, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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