Comments for the name Dora

Comments for DORA:

Dora means "generation" in Hebrew.
-- Miss Claire  2/24/2005
This comes from the Greek word for "gift".
-- wiswina  5/28/2005
Back in the nineteen-fifties, my mother knew a Jewish woman whose given name was Deborah, but she was always known as Dora.
-- Anneza  6/1/2006
Couldn't it also be short for Pandora?
-- Anonymous User  6/27/2008
It's sometimes used by Jewish ladies as the everyday equivalent of the Hebrew Dvora (Deborah).
-- Jonquil  4/21/2009

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