Names Categorized "ends in -ora"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ora.
gender
usage
Annora f English (Rare)
Medieval English variant of Honora.
Aurora f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the Renaissance.
Avrora f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Aurora.
Barbora f Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of Barbara.
Bora 1 m Turkish
Means "storm, squall" in Turkish, ultimately related to Greek Βορέας (Boreas), the name of the god of the north wind.
Bora 2 f Albanian
Derived from Albanian borë meaning "snow".
Bora 3 f Korean
Means "purple" in Korean.
Cora f English, German, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kore. It was not used as a given name in the English-speaking world until after it was employed by James Fenimore Cooper for a character in his novel The Last of the Mohicans (1826). In some cases it may be a short form of Cordula, Corinna and other names beginning with a similar sound.
Debbora f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Deborah used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Débora f Spanish, Portuguese, French (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and French form of Deborah.
Debora f Italian, Dutch, German (Rare)
Italian, Dutch and German form of Deborah.
Delora f English
Altered form of Dolores.
Devora f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּבוֹרָה (see Devorah).
Dóra f Hungarian, Icelandic
Short form of Dorottya and names that end in dóra, such as Teodóra or Halldóra.
Dvora f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּבוֹרָה (see Devorah).
Eleanora f English
Latinate form of Eleanor.
Elenora f English
Variant of Eleanor.
Eleonoora f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Eleanor.
Eleonóra f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Eleanor.
Eliora f Hebrew
Feminine form of Elior.
Elnora f English
Contracted form of Eleanora.
Enora f Breton, French
Breton form of Honoria, or directly from Breton enor "honour" (a word of Latin origin). This was the name of a 6th-century saint, the wife of Saint Efflamm.
Eudora f Greek Mythology
Means "good gift" in Greek, from the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a nymph, one of the Hyades, in Greek mythology.
Fedora f Russian (Rare), Italian
Russian form of Theodora. This was the name of an 1898 opera by the Italian composer Umberto Giordano (who based it on an 1882 French play).
Feodora f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Theodora.
Flóra f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Flora.
Flora f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, French, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.
Gulnora f Uzbek
Uzbek form of Golnar.
Halldóra f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Haldor.
Honora f Irish, English
Variant of Honoria. It was brought to England and Ireland by the Normans.
Isadora f English, Portuguese
Variant of Isidora. A famous bearer was the American dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927).
Isidora f Spanish, Serbian, Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Isidore. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess.
Izidóra f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Isidora.
Kora f German (Rare)
German variant of Cora.
Lenora f English
Short form of Elenora.
Leonora f Italian
Italian short form of Eleanor.
Liora f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Lior.
Lora f English
Variant of Laura.
Medora f Literature
Created by Lord Byron for a character in his poem The Corsair (1814). It is not known what inspired Byron to use this name. The year the poem was published, it was used as the middle name of Elizabeth Medora Leigh (1814-1849), a niece and rumoured daughter of Byron.
Meliora f Various
Derived from Latin melior meaning "better".
Menodora f Ancient Greek
Means "gift of the moon", derived from Greek μήνη (mene) meaning "moon" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora.
Metrodora f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μήτηρ (meter) meaning "mother" (genitive μητρός) and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr who was killed with her sisters Menodora and Nymphodora.
Minodora f Romanian
Romanian form of Menodora.
Mitrodora f Macedonian
Macedonian form of Metrodora.
Nigora f Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Negar.
Nikora m & f Maori
Maori form of Nicholas or Nicole.
Noora 1 f Finnish
Finnish form of Nora 1.
Noora 2 f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic نورة or نورا (see Nura).
Nóra f Hungarian, Irish
Hungarian and Irish Gaelic form of Nora 1.
Nora 1 f Irish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Latvian, German, Dutch, Italian
Short form of Honora or Eleanor. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play A Doll's House (1879).
Nora 2 f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic نورة or نورا (see Nura).
Nymphodora f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νύμφη (nymphe) meaning "bride, nymph" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Menodora and Metrodora.
Onóra f Irish
Irish form of Honora.
Ora 1 f & m English
Perhaps based on Latin oro "to pray". It was first used in America in the 19th century.
Ora 2 f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Or.
Pandora f Greek Mythology
Means "all gifts", derived from a combination of Greek πᾶν (pan) meaning "all" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". In Greek mythology Pandora was the first mortal woman. Zeus gave her a jar containing all of the troubles and ills that mankind now knows, and told her not to open it. Unfortunately her curiosity got the best of her and she opened it, unleashing the evil spirits into the world.
Paora m Maori
Maori form of Paul.
Pastora f Spanish
Feminine form of Pastor.
Séphora f French
French form of Zipporah.
Sitora f Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Sitara.
Sora f & m Japanese
From Japanese (sora) or (sora) both meaning "sky". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
Teodóra f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Theodore.
Théodora f French
French form of Theodora.
Theódóra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodora.
Theodora f English, Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Theodore. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.
Þóra f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Either a feminine form of Þórr (see Thor) or else a short form of the various Old Norse names beginning with the element Þór. In Norse myth Thora was the wife of the Danish king Ragnar Lodbrok.
Thora f Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of Þóra.
Tora f Swedish, Norwegian
Modern form of Þóra.
Tzipora f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew צִפּוֹרָה (see Tzipporah).
Valora f Esperanto
Means "valuable" in Esperanto.
Zora f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From a South and West Slavic word meaning "dawn, aurora".