There are multiple origins and translations for the name Yara:
1. Slavic name (Яра), comes from the Slavic word ярая [yaraya] semantics - "ardent". Or diminutive of Yaroslavna - "daughter of (sun)".
2. Persian name (یارا) which actually means - "courage, strength".
3. Turkic (Turkish) name and interpretation is - "wound, sore, injury, hurt, cut".