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What does Adora mean?

Adora Pronunciation of Adora [ado-ra] as a girls' name is of Greek, Old German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Adora is "a gift; beloved; adored".

Associated with: greek, gift.


Adora has 15 variants: Adorabelle, Adorae, Adoray, Adore, Adoree, Adoria, Adorlee, Dora, Dorae, Dori, Dorie, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorry and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Adoda, Adorai, ..

(male) Adoara, Adorai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adora Leia (A.L.), ..

How popular is Adora?

Adora is a rare first name for females. Adora is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Adora (not ranked) are Dora (#1966 from current records), Dorrie, Dori and Dorie. Usage of these relations of Adora reached its apex during 1880-1889 (average #1512) and is now much reduced, with the form Dora becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dora, Dori, Dorie, Dorrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adora and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adora is pronounced similarly to Adara, Adeera, Adira, Edira and Eudora. Other suggested similar names are Ada, Adare, Adda, Adela, Adena, Adeola, Adiba, Adila, Adola, Adolfa, Adonia, Adra, Adrah, Adrea, Adria, Adwowa, Affra, Afra, Aldara, Aldona, Aldora, Aloha, Alona, Alura, Amira, Amor, Amora, Amyra, Andera, Andra, Annora, Anona, Anora, Anorah, Aphra, Apona, Ara, Ashra, Astra, Atara, Atera, Audra, Aura, Azor, Azora, Azra, Azura, Bora, Cora, Edra, Eldora, Fadora, Fedora, Fiora, Flora, Glora, Idra, Kora, Liora, Lora, Madora, Medora, Mora, Noora, Nora, Onora, Rora, Thora, Todora and Zora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adora.

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