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).

Related Names

VariantsElea, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lenora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Norah, Leanora(English) Nóra, Norah(Irish) Ella(Swedish) Ella(Norwegian) Ella(Danish) Ellen, Noor, Noortje(Dutch) Leonora(Italian)
DiminutivesNonie(English) Nóirín, Noreen(Irish) Norina(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesEnora(Breton) Eleonora(Bulgarian) Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Aliénor, Eléonore, Enora, Nelly(French) Eleonora(Greek) Eleonóra, Ella, Nóra(Hungarian) Honoria(Late Roman) Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Alienòr(Occitan) Eleonora(Polish) Leonor(Portuguese) Eleonora, Nelli(Russian) Eilionoir, Eilidh(Scottish Gaelic) Eleonóra(Slovak) Eleonora(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingNóra, Nora 2
User SubmissionsNora, Norá

Popularity

People think this name is

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Name Days

Czechia: July 8
Estonia: July 8
Latvia: June 12
Norway: April 14
Poland: February 12
Slovakia: August 31

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Entry updated January 21, 2022