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Yara

Yara is a beautiful name with a beautiful history. Pronounced YAH-rah, it’s the name of a Brazilian goddess with green hair and fair skin. The name also has Arabic origins, meaning “small butterfly.” It’s a great alternative to the Mara, Sara and Lara spellings that have become popular.

Origin

  • arabic: Small butterfly; white flower
  • portuguese: Water lady

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Miss World Puerto Rico 2010 Yara Lasanta, Actress Yara Shahidi, Fictional Character Yara Greyjoy

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