NORA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: NAWR-ə (English), NO-rah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Nóra, Norah (Irish), Lenora, Elea, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Leanora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Norah (English), Ellen, Noor, Noortje (Dutch), Leonora, Lora (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Nóirín, Noreen, Norene (Irish), Nonie, Noreen, Norene (English), Lorita, Norina (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eleonora (Bulgarian), Eleonora, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Noora (Finnish), Eléonore (French), Eleonóra, Nóra (Hungarian), Honoria (Late Roman), Aliénor (Occitan), Eleonora (Polish), Leonor (Portuguese), Eilionoir, Eilidh (Scottish), Leonor (Spanish)
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