US Popularity:2888
Other Origin(s):Persian, Cambodian, Irish,
Meaning:Pearl of wisdom, pearl; Star; Oak tree, fruitful
Dara is a gender-neutral baby name of mixed origin. If you believe baby carries an old soul, you’ll adore the meaning of Dara as “pearl of wisdom” or simply "pearl." You may also find Dara as a variant of the Irish Gaelic name Dáire, meaning “oak tree” or “fruitful.” Additionally, the name has Cambodian roots, and means "star." All these associations describe having plenty of stories to tell and much wisdom to share. With a name like Dara, baby can be your smart, little star!

Dara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dara is currently #1650 on The Bump
Boy:Dara is currently #914 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Dara is currently #1184 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dara is currently #2888 in U.S. births
Boy:Dara is currently #3798 in U.S. births
Girl:Dara is currently #1859 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 379
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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