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Type Surname
Usage Japanese
Scripts 楢, 奈良, 那良(Japanese Kanji) なら(Japanese Hiragana) ナラ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. NAH-ṘAH  [key]

Meaning & History

This surname is used as 楢, 奈良 or 那良 with 楢 (shuu, yuu, nara) meaning "oak", 奈 (dai, na, nai, ikan, karanashi) meaning "Nara, what?", 那 (na, da, nani, nanzo, ikan) meaning "what?" and 良 (ryou, i.i, -i.i, yo.i, -yo.i, ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled."

Nara is also used as a feminine given name (楢, 奈良 & 那良) and a place name (奈良).
Added 4/23/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou