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.
- arabic: Small butterfly; white flower
- portuguese: Water lady
Miss World Puerto Rico 2010 Yara Lasanta, Actress Yara Shahidi, Fictional Character Yara Greyjoy