Meaning and Origin of: Kara

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First name origins & meanings:

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

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.

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