Meaning and Origin of: Hara

Family name origins & meanings

  • Japanese : ‘plain’ or ‘field’; variously written, taken from a place name in Musashi (now Tōkyō and Saitama prefectures), and perhaps from other similarly named localities, as well as in the Ryūkyū Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku.
  • reduced form of Irish O’Hara.