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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. NAWR-ə(English)
NO-ra(German)
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Meaning & History

Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).
VariantsNóra, Norah(Irish) Elea, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lenora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Norah, Leanora(English) Ellen, Noor, Noortje(Dutch) Leonora, Lora(Italian)
DiminutivesNóirín, Noreen, Norene(Irish) Nonie, Noreen, Norene(English) Lorita, Norina(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesEleonora(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 SpellingNóra
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