Given Name NORA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: NAWR-ə (English), NO-ra (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).
VARIANTS: Nóra, Norah (Irish), Elea, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lenora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Norah, Leanora (English), Ellen, Noor, Noortje (Dutch), Leonora, Lora (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Nóirín, Noreen, Norene (Irish), Nonie, Noreen, Norene (English), Lorita, Norina (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eleonora (Bulgarian), Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Noora (Finnish), Eléonore (French), Eleonora (Greek), Eleonóra, Nóra (Hungarian), Honoria (Late Roman), Noor, Noortje (Limburgish), Aliénor (Occitan), Eleonora (Polish), Leonor (Portuguese), Eleonora (Russian), Eilionoir, Eilidh (Scottish), Leonor (Spanish), Eleonora (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Nóra
USER SUBMISSION: Nora

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Entry updated July 2, 2017