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Popularity
97k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kara

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Dear
  • #641 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
3k Karah (American)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1896550
1915606
1916606
1919770
1931550
1932660
1933880
1934660
1935880
1936770
193715150
193813130
193913130
194012120
194117170
194224240
194317170
194420200
194519190
194625250
194740400
194826260
194923230
195032320
195140400
195240400
195354540
195459536
195588835
19561161160
195792920
19581221220
19591111110
19601351350
19613193190
19625245177
19638198190
19646636630
19658047986
19665815810
19679579516
19689149095
19691,3621,3557
19701,5101,5028
19711,4761,4715
19721,4621,4566
19731,6291,6290
19742,3142,3059
19752,3752,36114
19762,0442,0368
19772,4272,41611
19782,2912,2910
19792,3142,30212
19802,4582,44513
19812,4452,4378
19822,6752,66213
19832,7312,71417
19842,8632,8558#95 girl name
19852,8242,81113#98 girl name
19862,7362,71917
19872,7122,69913
19883,0453,0396#95 girl name
19893,1353,12015
19903,0413,0365
19913,2793,2790
19922,9352,9305
19932,5272,5270
19942,3852,3769
19952,1482,1480
19961,9091,9090
19971,9121,9075
19981,7121,7120
19991,6861,6860
20001,6481,6480
20011,4741,4740
20021,4011,4010
20031,3571,3570
20041,2911,2838
20051,2251,2250
20061,1911,1910
20071,1701,1700
20081,3331,3330
20091,3871,3870
20101,1121,1120
20119349340
20128568560
20138318310
20147237230

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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kara" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 9 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 3,279 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Arak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Akar". 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.

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 north east? 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.

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Kara Monaco

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

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Kara Hoffman

Kara was born in 2002.

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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.

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Past life for Kara born Jan 17, 1937

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 USA North-East approximately on 1450. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Kara

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