Xara is a unique baby name that originates from Medieval Spanish cultures. The Aragonese and Basque peoples helped to popularize this option. In America, Xara never took off, allowing for your daughter to stand out. As of 2022, it is only a top 4,000 option.

Meaning of the name Xara:

American: invented name
Basque: free, to liberate, to set free
Spanish: rockrose

Origin of the name Xara:

Xara has two origin stories. The first is that it is an invented name. Parents created this option in America in the late twentieth century. Others believe that Xara is the Aragonese version of Jara. Jara was a Spanish baby name that came from the word “jara.” It could also be the feminine form of the Basque Jare, which comes from the word “jare.”

Symbolism of the name Xara:

The baby name Xara has three translations. In America, it means “invented name” as it was not popular before the end of the twentieth century. It could also date back to the Spanish word “jara,” which translates to “rockrose.” Finally, Xara could come from the Basque “jare,” meaning “free,” “to liberate,” or “to set free.”

Style of the name Xara:

Modern or traditional

Gender of the name Xara:

Xara is a rare name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Xara:

ZAR-uh

Number of syllables in the name Xara:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Xara:

Xara feels modern and wholesome. It is an international-sounding option.

Alternative spellings for the name Xara:

  • Xarra
  • Xarah
  • Xarrah
  • Zara
  • Zarah
  • Zarra
  • Zarrah

Nicknames for the name Xara:

  • Ara
  • Rara
  • Ray 
  • Xar
  • Xaxa
  • Zaza

Popularity of the name Xara:

Xara has no history as a top 1,000 baby name on the Social Security Popularity Index. As of 2022 so far, it is a top 4,000 option. Xara is number 3,933 for girls this year.

Related names for the name Xara:

Great middle names for Xara and their meanings:

  • Jade (stone of the side)
  • Whitley (white meadow, from the white field)
  • Tori (bird)
  • Raine (she is singing, queen)
  • Brynn (hill)
  • Lyndsey (a lake, near linden trees)
  • Kate (pure, clear)
  • Loren (the laurel tree, the bay tree)

Famous people with the name Xara:

  • Xara Jetly (cricket player)

Xaras in popular culture:

There are no fictional references of the name Xara.