Yara \ya-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced YAH-rsh. It is of Brazilian and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Yara is "water lady; small butterfly". Brazilian mythology: Iara was a beautiful goddess with green hair and fair skin.
Yara has 2 variant forms: Iara and Uira.
Baby names that sound like Yara are Yaira, Ara, Aura, Ora, Eira, Ira, Jarae, Orra and Yeira.