Mara is a girl name and means bitter. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \m(a)-ra\. Other similar names and variants include: Amara, Damaris, Mahra, Marah, Maralina, Maralinda, Maraline, Mari, Marra, Maureen, Naomi. Mara is a very popular first name for women (#937 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12008 out of 88799).

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Mara Wilson
Mara Wilson

Born on July 24, 1987

  • Age: 33
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2


Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

A Simple Wish

A Simple Wish

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Robert Pastorelli, Ruby Dee

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mara a popular name?

Over the years Mara was most popular in 1990. According to the latest US census information Mara ranks #1011th while according to Mara ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Mara?

According to the US census in 2018, 428 girls were born named Mara, making Mara the #681st name more popular among girl names. In 1990 Mara had the highest rank with 442 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Mara?

Mara is #681st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Mara more popular ?

The name Mara was more popular in 1990 with 442 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Mara

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

How many people born in 2018 are named Mara?

In 2018 there were 428 baby girls named Mara.

Who is a famous person named Mara?

There a several famous people named Mara, for example actor Mara Wilson, actor Mara Venier, actor Mara Russell-Tavernan.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Mara?

A famous actor/actress named Mara is Mara Wilson, starring in 2 movies, including Matilda and A Simple Wish.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Mara?

There are 18 actors named Mara including Mara Wilson and Mara Venier who appeared in movies such as Matilda and Night Club.