Meaning and Origin of: Kara
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Dear
- Irish : Friend
- Italian : Beloved one
- Vietnamese : Diamond
- Greek : Pure
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Indian (Gujarat) : Hindu (Bhatia) name of unknown meaning.
- Polish : nickname from karać ‘to punish’.
- Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian : from a pet form of a personal name: Czech Karel, Slovak Karol, Hungarian Károly, vernacular forms of Carolus (see Charles).
- Czech : metonymic occupational name for a carter, from kára ‘hand cart’.
- Greek : see Caras.