Name: Amara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Amara

  • Meaning:
    Unfading; eternal
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  • Meaning:
    Bitter; sour
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  • Meaning:
    Paradise
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  • Meaning:
    Immortal, 33; a tree
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah MAH rah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Amara

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  • Used in:
    English and Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The feminine Amara may be derived from the Greek amarantos (eternal, unfading).
    Alternatively, it may be from the Latin amarus (bitter, sour).

    As a male name it is Sanskrit in origin, and means 'immortal'. It also refers to the number 33 as this is the exact number of the Hindu main deities, and to a type of tree.

    Amara is the name given to paradise in Ethiopian legends.

    Amara Karan is an actress.

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