Meaning:Black; Candle, light
Nera is a feminine name of Italian origin. Though in its Italian form it is the feminine term for "black", this name also shares roots with Hebrew translations. In Hebrew, this little moniker means "candle" and "light". To find a name that directly contradicts itself between cultures is to find a name that opens up a world of opportunities for baby to define it for themselves.

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