Lara is a female given name and is of Russian origin. It means citadel, fortress on high ground; protection. Pronounced as LAHR-ah / LAIR-ah, the name is currently in the top 750 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 750 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022.
Lara is a girl's name.
LAHR-ah / LAIR-ah (Listen)