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Nora meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Nora No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Provençal Irish English Swedish Norwegian Danish German Dutch Italian
How to pronounce Nora nóra What does my name mean?
Meanings: Sea of Bitterness Form of Mary Wished-for Child Rebellion Star of the Sea Bitter Beloved Irish name meaning: torch Irish short for Eleanor or Eleonore (meaning suggesting the other) Latin name, meaning: the Honorable Arabic name, meaning: bringer of light. In Germany for more than three centuries spread. Widely known through the drama "A Doll's House" (1879) by Henrik Ibsen.

Nora was ranked 922 in 2014 list of US boys name and dropped by 10.29% from its previous ranking of 836 in 2003. Nora was ranked 36 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 12.20% from its previous ranking of 41 in 2015.

Full form of Nora : Noble Opportunist Religious Alluring

Nora is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 305 in 2015. Only 1068 people have Nora as their first name. Nora is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Nora was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2016 and ranked 36 (0.141517% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 139409 people wear Nora as their first name. Former name of Eléoreore. Comes from the Greek "el and enor" means: "wealth and honor" is celebrated on June 25th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Nora showcases in the charts. 0.038568% of Americans have this given name.

Complete history of Nora
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History of Nora

Eleanor, sister in law of Louis IX, married Henry III, King of England in 1236. Awkward, appointing French in important positions, it causes an uprising against the crown. Exiled in France, it will form an army and return to England to rescue her husband, captured. Widowed, she withdrew from the Benedictine where she lives holy. This saint was never canonized. Nora is also an Arabic name meaning "light."

Expression number of Nora is 3.

Nora are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Nora are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Nora possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Nora Adaora, Adenora, Adora, Aldora, Alianora, Alienora, Allora, Alnora, Alora, Alyenora, Alzora, Amora, Andora, Annora, Anora, Arora, Aulora, Aurora, Avrora, AzenoraFamous people named Nora
Nora Nicholson in A Town Like Alice as Actress
Nora J. Novak in Audio Tour as Producer
Nora Roberts in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness as Casting Director
Leonora Hornblow in Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies as
Nora Norman in Travels with My Aunt as Actress
Nora Cotrone in Fame as Actress
Nora Forster in Genghis Khan as Actress
Nora Boland in General Hospital as Actress
Nora Kaye in The Secret of My Succe$s as Producer
Nora Robertson in The Theory of Everything as Make-Up Department
Nora Ephron, writer,producer,director
Nora Dunn, actress,writer
Names like Nora Nor, Nora, Noraa, Norabel, Norabelle, Norah, Noraida, Noral, Noralba, Noralee, Noraleigh, Noralie, Noralva, Noralyn, Noralynn, Noran, Norann, Noranne, Norène, Norb
Nora Namesakes Comments :Nora is a female first name and is a short form of Eleonore or the Irish name Honora (of lat. Honor = "honor") used. According to the Duden from 1913, the name is also a modern form of Norberta ( "the Shining from the North"). The name became known through Henrik Ibsen's play " Et dukkehjem " (in German actually: "A Doll's House", but usually " A Doll Home ") from 1879th. Limguistic variants of the name are Altered: Norene, Noreen, Noirin, Norway : Nora, Slovak : Nora, Swedish : Nora, German : Nora, Hungarian : Nóra, Czech : Nora, Finnish : Noora, English : Nora, Norah. - Roni Franco
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Other variants of Nora :Eleonora Eleonoora Ella Elli Noora Eléonore Eleonóra Nóra Honoria Noor Noortje Aliénor Leonor Eilionoir Eilidh  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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