US Popularity:2389
Other Origin(s):Irish, Celtic
Meaning:beloved; friend
There'll be no mistaking how much love you have for your daughter with this name. Cara, an Irish girl's name, means "friend." It can also come from the Latin word cārus, which means "beloved, darling, loved one," with Cara being the feminine form of the endearment and a popular Italian baby name choice. An alternative spelling, Kara, comes from the Cornish word kara, which means "love." Baby will have no doubt about how special she is in your life, with a name that has so many sweet meanings.

Cara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cara is currently #1005 on The Bump
Girl:Cara is currently #743 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cara is currently #2389 in U.S. births
Girl:Cara is currently #1265 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 104
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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