Gender Masculine
Scripts יוֹרָה(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יוֹרָה (Yorah) meaning either "he teaches" or "rain". This name is mentioned briefly in the Book of Ezra in the Old Testament. It was used by George R. R. Martin for a character in his fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire (first published 1996) and the television adaptation Game of Thrones (2011-2019). It is not known if Martin took the name from the Bible.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesYorah(Biblical Hebrew)


Entry added November 16, 2019