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From Greek origin this name means "soft air".
-- indigopearl  8/1/2006
Isaura is the name of the heroine of the Brazilian soap opera, A Escrava Isaura (Isaura the Slave Girl). The soap opera is based on the book of the same name by Bernardo Guimarães.
-- hprocks25  10/25/2007
Isaura is the name of a city in Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities". It is said to be the city of a thousand wells.
-- Anonymous User  10/9/2009
I believe the Spanish pronunciation is ee-SOW-rah.

I think it could easily work as an English name, like Lydia, which has similar origins. An English-speaker would probably pronounce it i-ZAWR-ə or ie-ZAWR-ə. [noted -ed]
-- SeaHorse15  8/18/2010
Izora is likely an English variant of Isaura. Izora was the 517th most popular name for girls born in the United States in 1880. A famous bearer was Izora Armstead (1942–2004), who was half of the '80s American pop group The Weather Girls, best known for their single "It's Raining Men".
-- SeaHorse15  9/7/2010
The French form of this name, Isaure, has been popular with the upper classes in France during the last couple of decades. [noted -ed]
-- clevelandkentevans  3/28/2012
There is also an uncommon masculine form, Isauro.
-- overtheclouds  12/29/2012
I personally think Isaura is a pretty name that definetely deserves more attention. A nice nickname would be Isis (ee-sees).
-- Thalia  3/12/2014
May as well name your child Dinosaur.
-- ThatMazerunnerfan  9/8/2014

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