Amara

Amara - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amara, meaning grace or bitter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #2648. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amara and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amara? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Amara. The baby girl name Amara was given to 473 baby girls in 2012, ranking #564 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,988 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amara peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 564.



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Amara Carmona
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Amara is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amara is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #158 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #1,106.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Amara is where you live.


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Amara origin and meaning

Amara is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means grace or bitter. To see famous people named Amara, pop culture references for the name Amara and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amara

We've found the following names that sound similar to Amara, sorted by popularity.

Annmarie / Amari / Annemarie / Amira / Annamarie / Amirah / Annamaria / Anamaria / Amariah / Amaria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012564
2011602
2010654
2009586
2008588
2007581
2006583
2005579
2004613
2003651
2002807
2001884
2000778
19991033
19981067
19971146
19961155
19951218
19941506
19931649
19921502
19911366
19901336
19891809
19881788
19872110
19862082
19852518
19843281
19832308
19822551
19812552
19802670
19793061
19752395
19742651
19712429
19702648

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico158
Colorado279
Washington327
Wisconsin327
Minnesota330
Pennsylvania391
Massachusetts401
Idaho411
Ohio451
Iowa459
Michigan465
Connecticut465
South Carolina478
Oregon480
Maryland488
Missouri500
North Carolina505
New York513
Florida553
Indiana558
Tennessee661
California667
Virginia675
Utah697
Georgia709
Alabama827
Oklahoma836
New Jersey899
Texas919
Illinois980
Arizona1106

Even more about Amara


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Amara a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amara?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Amara
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,988
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +473

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