Dara is a girl name and means nugget of wisdom. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \d(a)-ra\. Other similar names and variants include: Darah, Darda, Dareen, Daria, Darian, Darice, Darissa, Darra, Darragh, Darrah, Darya. Dara is a very popular first name for women (#1155 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.

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Dara Singh
Dara Singh

Born on November 19, 1928

  • Age: 92
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5


Directed by: Pramod Chakravorty

Starring: Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Dara Singh



Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

Lav Kush

Directed by: V. Madhusudan Rao

Starring: Jeetendra, Jaya Prada, Arun Govil, Dara Singh

Jab We Met

Jab We Met

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora, Dara Singh

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dara a popular name?

Over the years Dara was most popular in 1981. According to the latest US census information Dara ranks #827th while according to famousnames.vip Dara ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Dara?

According to the US census in 2018, 224 girls were born named Dara, making Dara the #1170th name more popular among girl names. In 1981 Dara had the highest rank with 466 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Dara?

Dara is #1170th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Dara more popular ?

The name Dara was more popular in 1981 with 466 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Dara

The last time a baby was named Dara was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Dara?

In 2018 there were 224 baby girls named Dara.

Who is a famous person named Dara?

There a several famous people named Dara, for example actor Dara Singh, actor Dara Tomanovich, actor Dara Calenic.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Dara?

A famous actor/actress named Dara is Dara Calenic, starring in 3 movies, including Kad budem mrtav i beo and Put oko sveta.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Dara?

There are 3 actors named Dara including Dara Calenic and Dara Singh who appeared in movies such as Kad budem mrtav i beo and Jab We Met.