Mikara is traditionally a feminine name. It is of American origin, although it is also used as a first name or a nickname in Japanese culture. Mikara is a created name and is a combination of the names Michael and Laura. The meaning of Michael is 'who is like God' in Hebrew. The meaning of Laura is 'bay laurel plant' in Latin. In Japanese, Mikara means 'health'. Mikara Kiryu is a character from the anime 'Death Note'.