US Popularity:1423
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Protection, citadel; Cheerful
Lara is a girl's name with Latin, Greek, and Russian roots, meaning "protection." It stems from the word "lares" and refers to the individual gods of Roman households, who were the protectors of homes and fields. It is a diminutive of Larissa, which is Greek for "woman of the citadel." Regardless of its origins, Lara is certainly a fitting choice for baby, who you will no doubt vow to protect and cherish as they flourish in the world! No doubt baby Lara will always know she has a protective and loving fortress to return home to throughout life!

Lara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lara is currently #308 on The Bump
Girl:Lara is currently #133 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lara is currently #1423 in U.S. births
Girl:Lara is currently #544 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 92
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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