Lara

Given Name Lara

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: LAHR-ə (English), LAH-rah (German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)

Meaning & History
Russian short form of LARISA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by a character from Boris Pasternak’s novel ‘Doctor Zhivago’ (1957) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1965).

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