Elara Meaning and Origin

Elara is a girl’s Greek mythology name. In Greek mythology, Elara was a lover of Zeus and the mother of the giant Tityos. She was a princess of the city of Orchomenus in Boeotia and was known for her beauty and intelligence. Elara is also a name of Arabic origin that means “swan”. In Hindi it means “lightning” and in Spanish, “el ara” means “the altar”. Elara is also the name of one of Jupiter’s moons. Elara is a rare given name for girls that has been increasing in popularity in recent years. It is sometimes spelled as Alara or Allara.

Names similar to Elara:

  • Elodia
  • Althea
  • Thalassa
  • Isolabella
  • Eliora
  • Thalina
  • Calliope
  • Alcyone
  • Isolindra
  • Elysia


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