What is the meaning of the name Norah?

The name Norah 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 Norah:


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Names like Norah:

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Stats for the Name Norah

checkmark Norah is currently #30 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Norah is currently #28 in U.S. births

Songs about Norah

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Nora - Richard Shindell