Lara (name)

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Lara can be a given name or a surname in several languages.

  • The Spanish surname Lara is derived from Lara de los Infantes in the Burgos province of Spain, and in some cases retains the original form, de Lara (of Lara).,[1] there are also Lara surnames in France and Romania
  • In Ukrainian and Russian, the given name is a short form for Larissa.
  • In Hindi, the given name is a short form for Laranya, which means graceful.[citation needed]
  • In Turkish, it means water fairy.[2]
  • Lara, in ancient Egyptian mythology means sun ray, coming from Ra, the god of sun


Given name[edit]

Main article: Larissa (name)
Word/name Greek, Russian
Other names
Related names Larissa, Larisa



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