Yara Name Meaning & Origin

Yara

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intresting, differnet, unusal name

Raya and Yara are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Mosta Yara's are outgoing, pretty, have bubbly personalities and are very creative and communicative.

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yaryour, yaya, yaryoura, yoyo

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unicorn army
Mythical mermaid/siren

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Yara Martinez
Yara Tupynambá, Brazilian artist
Yara Shahidi, American actress and activist
Yara van Kerkhof, Dutch speed skater and Olympic silver medalist

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Yara or Iara, is the name of a mythical mermaid/siren character of the Brazilian folklore, who lived deep in the rivers of the Amazon. She enchanted Indians and fishermen alike, with her beautiful chant, making them fall in love with her and willingly allow her to take them underwater, where they ultimately drowned.

It's a quite common name in Brazil, many times in a combination with the name Ana: Ana Yara/ Ana Iara.

Yara Greyjoy, sister to Theon in HBO's Game of Thrones. (Her name is different in the books) Yara is a warrior and a queen.

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