Name: Dara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dara

  • Meaning:
    Mother-of-pearl
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  • Meaning:
    Son of oak
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  • Meaning:
    Son of oak
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  • Meaning:
    Rich
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    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (DAH rah)
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  • Additional Info:
    As a Hebrew male name, Dara may be derived from 'dar' meaning "mother-of-pearl", if written with the letters Dalet Resh Hey. Dara may also be written with the letters Dalet Resh Ayin. It is in such case a Biblical name of unknown meaning. Dara was a son of Zerah (1 Chronicles 2:6).

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