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The girl's name Lara is of Latin origin, and its meaning is "protection". From "Lares", referring to the individual gods of Roman households, the protectors of home and fields. Also possibly (Latin) "cheerful; famous".
Also short version of russian Larisa or Larissa.
A Russian pet form of Klara and Larissa, Lara is also bestowed as an independent given name.
Lara can be a given name or a surname in several languages. It is a short form for Larissa. In Hindi, the given name is a short form for Laranya, which means graceful. The Spanish surname Lara is derived from Lara de los Infantes in the Burgos province of
Lara Name also appears in following Origin(s): Russian
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