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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alara mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Alara

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Nigeria says the name Alara is of African origin and means "Gift of God, Angel, Ruler of all, Giver of joy, water fairy, independent,".
  2. 4 submissions from all over the world agree the name Alara means "Water Fairy" and is of Turkish origin.
  3. 2 people from Virginia, U.S. agree the name Alara is of Jewish / Hebrew origin and means "Gift of god".
  4. 2 submissions from Italy and the United States agree the name Alara means "Giver of Joy" and is of Turkish / Armenian origin.
  5. A user from Australia says the name Alara is of Turkish origin and means "Ruler of All".
  6. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Alara means "Angel".
  7. A user from the United States says the name Alara is of Armenian origin and means "Alara castle was built under the Byzantine Empire, and in the 11th century became the western outpost of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (1080-1375). The name Alara is also an Armenian Christian name".
  8. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Alara is of Latin origin and means "My dream".
  9. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Alara is of Welsh origin and means "Swan".
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Notable Persons Named Alara

Notable Persons Named Alara

Alara of Nubia

Alara of Nubia is a monarch. He holds the title Kushite King of Napata and Kushite KingofNapata.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alara

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alara

Luis Alberto Fernández Alara

Luis was born on October 26th, 1946 in Lomas de Zamora.


Fun Facts about the name Alara

  • How Popular is the name Alara? Alara is the 11,115th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 969 babies born with the first name Alara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alara to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alara is Wednesday, August 16th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Alara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alara was in 2019 with a total of 136 babies.
  • Random Alara Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alara is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Alara: The name spelled backwards is Arala. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arala. How do you pronounce that?
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