Cara

Meaning of the Irish name Cara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.

MEANING: In Irish cara simply means a “friend.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Cara Caragh Caera

PRONUNCIATION: car + a” “keer + a”

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AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Cara and read along with the meaning)

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