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Meaning and Origin of: Cara

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Dear
  • Irish : Friend
  • Italian : Beloved one
  • Vietnamese : Diamond
  • Greek : Pure
  • Latin : Dearest

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Southern Italian : from the feminine form of caro ‘dear’ (see Caro).
  • Spanish and Portuguese : from cara ‘face’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone with a beautiful or otherwise distinctive face.

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