remember me
Create Account
BabyNames.com on Facebook BabyNames.com on Twitter BabyNames.com on Pinterest BabyNames.com on Instagram BabyNames.com on Google+ BabyNames.com on YouTube

All about the name Nora

English Origin
Share this:

The meaning of the name Nora is Honor. The origin of the name Nora is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

The name Nora was originally a diminutive from the names Honora and Eleanora. The most common variation of the name Nora is Norah. Nicknames include Nor, Nory, No-No, and Rah.

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. BabyNames.com users who like the name Nora also tend to like names that are traditional and names common in Great Britain.

People who like the name Nora also like:
Charlotte, Amelia, Olivia, Violet, Ava, Audrey, Cora
Liam, Owen, Oliver, Henry, Finn, Ethan, Benjamin
Nora Stats
Nora is on 4,303 BN name lists
Nora is currently #12 on the BN charts
Nora is currently #28 in U.S. births
Pin It!
Songs about Nora

Click button to listen on iTunes

Nora - Richard Shindell