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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).
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 & CulturesEnora(Breton) Eleonora(Bulgarian) Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Aliénor, Eléonore, Enora(French) Eleonora(Greek) Eleonóra, 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

People think this name is

classic   natural   wholesome   refined   simple   serious   nerdy  
Estonia: July 8
Hungary: July 11 (as Nóra)
Latvia: June 12
Poland: February 12
Slovakia: August 31

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