Ara

Ara - A very unique female name



  May 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ara, meaning king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #821. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ara and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ara? 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 Ara. The baby girl name Ara was given to 15 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3355 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 94,217 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ara peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 811.



Famous with this name

Ara Mina
Ara Celi
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Ara is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ara is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,546 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,550.

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 Ara is where you live.


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Ara origin and meaning

Ara is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means king. To see famous people named Ara, pop culture references for the name Ara and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ara

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

Aurora / Aria / Arya / Ariah / Ariyah / Aura / Araya / Ari / Ariya / Arie /

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
20123355
20114995
20104333
20094666
20085182
20065111
20034280
20004110
19914182
19883364
19863467
19823278
19732433
19401284
19341022
19331573
19311605
19291109
19281741
19261363
19251280
19241275
19231340
19221387
19211375
1920887
19191111
19181150
19171069
19161058
1915835
19141036
1913900
19121018
1911811
1910821

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2546
California2550

Even more about Ara


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 Ara 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 Ara?

2 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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ara
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 94,217
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +15

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