Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. NAWR-ə(Irish, 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

VariantsNóra, Norah(Irish) Elea, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lenora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Norah, Leanora(English) Ella(Swedish) Ella(Norwegian) Ella(Danish) Ellen, Noor, Noortje(Dutch) Leonora(Italian)
DiminutivesNóirín, Noreen, Norene(Irish) Nonie, Noreen, Norene(English) 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) Eleonóra(Slovak) Leonor(Spanish) Eleonora(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingNóra, Nora 2
User SubmissionNora

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Name Days

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

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Entry updated November 16, 2019