Mara

Female

Meaning

Italian for bitter

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ˈmɑːrə/

Traits associated with the name Mara:

Dogs named Mara tend to be loving, industrious, and hard-working. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Mara?

That you have a creative and unique sense of style when it comes to naming your pets. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to nature and the outdoors.

Is Mara a good dog name?

Mara has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Mara isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,271
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1,492
New York City Dog Name Database
1,804
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Mara is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mara was, in the past month, the 406th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Mara is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Mara was viewed 76 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Mara's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Mara is most adored in Illinois, Pennsylvania and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Nevada and Washington.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Mara.

Most popular breeds named Mara:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Shetland Sheepdog
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Rottweiler

Mara is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

She harks back to days when canine monikers mirrored human ones.

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Mara means "bitter" in Hebrew, perfect for a moody pooch!

Dog names like Mara:

Pearl
Diminutive Form Of Mildred Or Millicent
Bee
Of The Sea Or Bitter
Mother
Lady
Mara dog name meaning

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