Nara Name Meaning & Origin

Nara

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It's definitely a conversation-starter although it is easily mis-pronounced and that can be a pain.

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In Japanese, it's a place name (奈良, an old capital city) and an uncommon surname, but it has been gaining popularity as a first name for girls. In Korean, it means country (나라). I've also been told it's a somewhat popular name in Brazil.

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Jang Nara (Korean singer/actress)
Nara Leão (Brazilian singer)
Yoshitomo Nara (male Japanese artist)
Nara Knez (Slovene writer/movie director)

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Shikamaru Nara (Naruto manga/anime character)

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