There are multiple origins and translations for the name Cara:
1. Latin name which actually means - "costly, precious, valued, dear, beloved, high-priced, expensive".
2. Comes from the Turkic name Kara semantics - "dark; land, ground, shore".
3. Gaelic name-forming translation - "friend".
4. Diminutive form of the name Caroline or of Carina, which was derived from the Latin words carus/cara in a figurative sense - "dear, beloved".
5. Spanish name and definition is - "face, side, look".