Cara

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin carus = 'beloved' [1] [2] [3]

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2) Short form of Carola and Carolina [2]

3) Short form of Oscara [4]

4) Variant spelling of Kara [4]

Related Names

Cara
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Carina, Kara

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
31 46 31 46 0 0
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
96
n.a.
96 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
40
n.a.
40
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
37
n.a.
37
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.


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 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2021).
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/