Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Cara f. Latin cara 'dear, beloved; costly, precious, valued'.

France
Middle French
1493 Chierete MSR1838 p. 373
Italy
Latin
1028 Cara (nom) skinner p. 115; 1265x1339 Cara (nom) BBC-Berg 20
1265x1339 Carina (nom) BBC-Berg 41
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Cara". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Cara.