in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Italian
- Meaning: Dear
- #641 All Time
Pronunciation of Kara
How popular is the name "Kara" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1984||2,863||2,855||8||#95 girl name|
|1985||2,824||2,811||13||#98 girl name|
|1988||3,045||3,039||6||#95 girl name|
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kara" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 1,686 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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Kara" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kara as well as things modernly associated with the name Kara such as celebrities named Kara.
Origin and Meaning of Kara
The name "Kara" is of Italian origin, and it means "Dear". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Kara was born in 2002.
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.
K is for keen, your sense of honesty.
A is for accomplished, in all that you do.
R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.
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 "Raka". 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 Kara born Feb 21, 1958
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 Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Name poster for Kara
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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