US Popularity:6718
Other Origin(s):Finnish, Sanskrit
Meaning:City in Japan; Good, excellent; Oak tree; Comfortable willow tree; Flat, level; Peace; River rapids; Masculine; Water
Nara is a feminine name with Japanese roots that can have a variety of meanings, depending on which kanji is used to write it. To start, it can connect baby to the city of Nara, Japan, which is rich with ancient history and cultural charm. As both a last name and a traditionally feminine first name, Nara can translate to “good,” “excellent,” “oak tree,” “comfortable willow tree,” “flat,” “level,” and “peace,” just to name a few. This can make for plenty of inspiration for baby, whether they need a reminder of how great they are or a reminder to go out and enjoy nature. To add even more flow to the name, Nara’s Finnish and Sanskrit roots can connect it to the meanings of “river rapids” or “masculine” and “water,” respectively. As baby strengthens their roots and floats past obstacles, the name Nara can help them connect to the world around them.

Nara Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Nara is currently #6718 in U.S. births
Girl:Nara is currently #2808 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 512
from 2019
In comparison to the previous year's data
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