Nora: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on

What is the meaning of the name Nora?

The name Nora is primarily a female name of Irish origin that means Honor.

The name Nora was originally a diminutive from the names Honora and/or Eleanora. The most common variation of the name Nora is Norah. Famous Noras include author Nora Roberts and director Nora Ephron. The most famous Norah of the 20th century is likely singer Norah Jones. Royal Noras include Princess Nora of Lichtenstein. There are also several places named Nora, including towns in Australia, Italia, Sweden, and
the United States (Virginia, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Nebraska, among others).

Fictional characters include Nora Charles (“Nick and Nora”) from the movie series, The Thin Man and Nora from Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House.

Different Spellings of the name Nora:


People who like the name Nora also like:

Violet, Amelia, Charlotte, Ava, Olivia, Evelyn, Audrey, Benjamin, Henry, Liam, Oliver, Finn, Owen, Nolan

Names like Nora:

Nir, Neorah, Nori, Nere, Noor, Neriah, Nuru, Nawra, Noura, Naiara, Naara, Nura, Noyer, Nyeri, Nuri, Nery, Nereo, Nur, Nimrah, Nero, Nimra, Nari, Norio, Namir, Naira, Nyrie, Nara, Nira, Nuray, Niara

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Nora Kate Duggar - daughter of Jedidiah Duggar and Katey Duggar , born 2023

Stats for the Name Nora

checkmark Nora is currently #9 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Nora is currently #28 in U.S. births

Songs about Nora

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Nora - Richard Shindell
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