What is the meaning of the name Lara?

The name Lara is primarily a female name of Russian origin that means Cheerful.

Diminutive form of Larisa/Larissa, meaning "cheerful." Also a Spanish surname for people from Lara de los Infantes, a small community in the province of Burgos, Spain.

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Charlotte, Amelia, Olivia, Emma, Ava, Aurora, Lana, Lucas, Ethan, Liam, Owen, Benjamin, Oliver, William

Names like Lara:

Leeor, Lorie, Lowri, Lore, Larya, Lowry, Lowery, Liora, Lyre, Larry, Lori, Loria, Laria, Lir, Llyr, Laurie, Larue, Laura, Lira, Laure, Lora, La'rayah, Leroy, Leora, Lyra

Stats for the Name Lara

checkmark Lara is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lara is currently #695 in U.S. births

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Lara's Theme (from Dr. Zhivago) - George Davidson