Cara name meaning

Cara is of Latin and Irish origin. It means a friend in Irish.

In Latin Cara means beloved. It is a female version of Charles. Cara means a friend and beloved, it can mean pure and cherished. Cara is a Latin name and was popular during the 1990s. Cara can also be spelt with the K making Kara. Cara has been associated with unknown origins and the Spanish variant is Cart which means dear and darling. The Latin Cara can indicate beloved, and the Irish Gaelic "Cara" shows being a friend. 

What is the name meaning of Cala

  • Origin: Italian
  • Quick Meaning: Darling
  • Number of letters: 4, Those 4 letters total to 14
  • Gender: Girl
  • Latin: Female Doe; Beloved.
  • Italian: Female Dear, beloved. From the feminine form of the Italian 'cara' or the Latin 'carus'.
  • English: Female Feminine variant of Charles: manly.
  • Celtic: Female Friend.
  • Variations: Cara are: Cara, Carita, Cartage, Catch and Carhage.

What does Cala mean spiritually?

Spiritually, Cara its considered a number 4 in numerology. When I look at number 4’s in a name I always see a gift wrap and sparkle about this amazing name. Cara can enjoy shocking people. Most rock stars have at least four letters in their names. They are adaptable and can be adapted to any situation. Even if they do not change, they could become bored. Any kind of boundary, and if could blind them your name is Cara it can mean that you are focused on waiting for the right thing in life. Cara is connected to good food and wine. Fours are often associated with gambling and they enjoy the higher stakes of life. Cara can fall in love at any age, especially in their early years. The number four corresponds to the sign, Leo. This can mean Cara enjoys decorating. There has been a connection to how Cara’s can make a party very exciting. 

How popular is the name Cara?

Cara was a popular name in 1977 and has been on the decline since late 1980. In 2020 908 children in the USA were called Cara and 328 in England, so given how popular it was in the 70s and 80s it has declined. In Ireland, Cara is one of the most 25 popular girls' names in 2022, so in some areas, it is still as popular. Cara was also put in the top category of names in 2017 and many celebrities have the name, Cara. 

Positive traits

  • Cara is generally of intelligence
  • Positive negotiation skills
  • Supporting
  • Good influence qualities

Negative traits

  • Can worry too much
  • Temperamental
  • Lives in fantasy world
  • Too optimistic
  • Selfish

By Florance Saul
Sep 20, 2012