User comments for Dora (Meaning / History Only)

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

Add a Comment

Comments are left by users of this website. They are not checked for accuracy.