Name Lara – origin and meaning

Lara is a female name.

Origin of Lara

Lara is a Russian name and is a short form of the names Laura and Larissa.

Meaning of Lara

Lara means “citadel”, “lovely” and “seagull” (from Larissa) or “laurel” (from Laura). There is also a Greek meaning of Lara: “talkative”. And in Turkey, Lara means “the water fairy” or “moonlight”.


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