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Cara Name Popularity

How popular is the name Cara? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 863 6 0.0017%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,102 5 0.0009%
1914 0 0%
1915 1,276 7 0.0008%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 1,299 10 0.0009%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 1,294 11 0.001%
1923 1,578 5 0.0004%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,233 13 0.0012%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 1,281 10 0.001%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,488 5 0.0005%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 1,529 5 0.0005%
1936 0 0%
1937 1,552 5 0.0005%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,600 5 0.0005%
1941 1,274 10 0.0009%
1942 0 0%
1943 1,468 7 0.0005%
1944 0 0%
1945 1,286 11 0.0009%
1946 1,399 11 0.0007%
1947 1,544 10 0.0006%
1948 1,474 11 0.0007%
1949 1,057 35 0.0022%
1950 1,239 21 0.0013%
1951 1,061 36 0.0021%
1952 966 50 0.0029%
1953 1,004 46 0.0026%
1954 889 70 0.0038%
1955 873 79 0.0043%
1956 760 116 0.0061%
1957 849 96 0.005%
1958 992 66 0.0035%
1959 703 152 0.008%
1960 700 162 0.0086%
1961 552 275 0.0146%
1962 460 399 0.0217%
1963 362 658 0.0367%
1964 367 627 0.0356%
1965 272 974 0.0596%
1966 348 636 0.0407%
1967 367 563 0.0371%
1968 415 466 0.031%
1969 368 595 0.0386%
1970 348 679 0.0427%
1971 337 714 0.0475%
1972 325 689 0.0506%
1973 285 820 0.0633%
1974 235 1,044 0.0803%
1975 204 1,178 0.0917%
1976 219 1,088 0.0844%
1977 189 1,388 0.103%
1978 191 1,330 0.0989%
1979 209 1,229 0.0872%
1980 204 1,249 0.0854%
1981 208 1,239 0.0843%
1982 204 1,310 0.0877%
1983 191 1,360 0.0922%
1984 189 1,430 0.0961%
1985 183 1,450 0.0955%
1986 193 1,323 0.0876%
1987 214 1,212 0.0794%
1988 204 1,252 0.0803%
1989 212 1,253 0.0776%
1990 232 1,190 0.0718%
1991 222 1,243 0.0763%
1992 248 1,094 0.0685%
1993 250 1,087 0.0697%
1994 272 992 0.0646%
1995 307 875 0.0581%
1996 324 832 0.0556%
1997 346 773 0.0523%
1998 361 765 0.0511%
1999 386 699 0.0467%
2000 392 692 0.0453%
2001 461 566 0.0376%
2002 482 550 0.0367%
2003 511 515 0.0339%
2004 516 525 0.0344%
2005 546 485 0.0317%
2006 551 494 0.0315%
2007 530 548 0.0347%
2008 459 647 0.0419%
2009 452 637 0.0426%
2010 646 402 0.0279%
2011 610 422 0.0296%
2012 689 353 0.0248%
2013 615 404 0.0284%
2014 660 373 0.0256%
2015 723 326 0.0224%
2016 750 313 0.0217%
2017 834 251 0.018%
2018 817 256 0.0186%
2019 964 185 0.0137%

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Names Like Cara

If you like Cara, you’ll love these other names like Cara.


What names are variants of Cara?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Cara.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Caera

Beloved; friend

Latin

Carabelle

Beloved; friend; God's promise

Italian

Caragh

Beloved; friend

Latin

Carah

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caralea

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caralee

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caralia

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caralie

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caralin

Beloved; friend; free man

Latin

Caralyn

Beloved; friend; free man

Latin

Caranda

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caretta

Beloved; friend

Latin

Carina

Beloved

Latin

Carine

Beloved; friend; maiden

Latin

Carrie

Free man

German

Carry

Beloved; friend; free man

Latin

Kaara

Beloved; friend

Latin

Kaira

Beloved; friend; lord

Latin

Kara

A short form of Karen.

Latin

Karalee

Beloved; friend

Latin

Karina

Love

Scandinavian

Karine

Beloved; friend; maiden

Scandinavian

Karra

Beloved; friend

Latin

Karrie

Beloved; friend

Latin

Karry

Beloved; friend

Latin

Lacara

Beloved; friend

Latin


What names sound like Cara?

If you like how Cara sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Cara.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cari

Love

Gaelic

Caro

Free man

German

Cary

Love; free man

German

Cora

Maiden

Greek


What names are similar to Cara?

Find a name that’s like Cara, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Careen

Modern

Carissa

Beloved; grace

Latin

Carita

Beloved

Latin

Charis

Grace

Greek


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