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.
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)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives
Entry updated July 2, 2008