Nora - girls name

Nora name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Nora name meaning:

The name Nora is of Irish origin and is a shortened form of the name Honora or Eleanora. It is derived from the Latin word "honor," meaning honor or respect. Nora carries a sense of elegance, grace, and strength. It has become increasingly popular in recent years, perhaps due to its simplicity and timeless appeal.

Those named Nora are often described as independent, intelligent, and charming. They possess a natural charisma that draws people towards them. Nora values her relationships and strives to create a harmonious and loving environment. She is determined and hardworking, pursuing her goals with unwavering dedication.

Nora is a name that exudes warmth and sophistication. It is associated with strong and admirable qualities, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name with substance and character for their daughter.

Origin: Latin

Honor, light.

Related names

Nora , Noreen , Noreena

Other girls names beginning with N


Overall UK ranking: 123 out of 5581

406 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (145)

Historical popularity of Nora

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