Given Name LORA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: LAWR-a (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.


currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives
VARIANTS: Laura, Loreen, Lorene, Loretta, Lorinda, Laurinda (English), Laura, Leonora, Nora (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Laureen, Laurene, Laurie, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lauressa, Laurissa (English), Lauretta, Loretta, Lorita, Norina (Italian)
MASCULINE FORM: Lauro (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eleonora (Bulgarian), Laura (Croatian), Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora (Danish), Eleonora, Laura, Ellen, Laurie, Noor, Noortje, Nora (Dutch), Laura (Estonian), Laura, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Noora (Finnish), Eléonore, Laure, Laurette, Laurine, Lorette (French), Eleonora, Eleonore, Laura, Lore, Leonore, Nora (German), Eleonora (Greek), Eleonóra, Laura, Nóra (Hungarian), Lára (Icelandic), Laura (Late Roman), Noor, Noortje (Limburgish), Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora (Norwegian), Aliénor (Occitan), Eleonora, Laura (Polish), Laura, Leonor (Portuguese), Laura, Loredana (Romanian), Eleonora (Russian), Eilionoir, Eilidh (Scottish), Laura, Lavra (Slovene), Laura, Leonor, Laurita (Spanish), Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora (Swedish), Eleonora (Ukrainian), Lowri (Welsh)
Entry updated July 2, 2008