Cara

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin carus = 'beloved' [1] [2]

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2) Short form of Carola and Carolina [2]

3) Short form of Oscara [3]

4) Variant spelling of Kara [3]

Related Names

Cara
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Carina, Kara

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[5]
34 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
24 38 1 1
Denmark Denmark[7]
21 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 74 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Cara.

Sources: [6] [7] [5] [8]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Own theory.
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi