Yara

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Gender: Female Meaning of Yara: "small butterfly" Origin of Yara: Arabic Yara's Popularity in 2017: #987

The name Yara is a girl's name of Arabic, Brazilian origin meaning "small butterfly". Yara is ranked #987 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Nature Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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The exotic Yara is also the name of a beautiful green-skinned Brazilian goddess and might make a more unusual spin on Mara or Sara.

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Famous People Named Yara

Yara Bader, Syrian journalist and human rights activist.
Yara Lasanta, Miss World Puerto Rico 2010.
Yara Shahidi, American child actress.
Yara Tupynamba, Brazilian painter and artist.
Yara Sofia, stage name of Gabriel Burgos Ortiz, Puerto Rican drag queen from "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 3.

Pop Culture References for the name Yara

Yara Greyjoy, Theon's sister in the "Game of Thrones" TV series.