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The name Kara is of English origin, and is a variation of Cara.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kara has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kara
Use of the Name Kara for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
85,128 85,128 58,110 16,481 7,126 2,610 1,260
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kara has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kara first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1956, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kara
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1956938116  
1957    
1958936122  
1959    
1960912135  
1961551319  
1962428516  
1963330816  
1964368661  
1965319800  
1966380581  
1967275948  
1968290907  
19692241,349  
19702121,498  
19712041,470  
19721961,450  
19731671,628  
19741252,305  
19751182,358  
19761382,035  
19771202,414  
19781272,291  
19791252,299  
19801272,445  
19811212,437  
19821132,662  
19831012,706  
1984952,849  
1985982,813  
19861022,718  
19871042,694  
1988953,039  
19891013,120  
19901103,039  
19911063,280  
19921152,927  
19931312,525  
19941342,375  
19951522,144  
19961651,909  
19971611,907  
19981751,711  
19991841,684  
20001921,646  
20012141,471  
20022231,399  
20032401,350  
20042511,260  
Totals:  85,128 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kara as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kara appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 47 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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