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Meaning and Name Origin

Debora \d(e)-bo-ra\ as a girls' name has the meaning "bee". Debora is a derivative of Deborah (Hebrew). Somewhat irregularly used as a name for girls.


Debora has 3 variants: Debbera, Debera and Deberah.

Debora has 20 more alternative forms via Deborah: Deb, Debb, Debbee, Debbey, Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debby, Debee, Debi, Debor, Debra, Debrah, Debralee, Debreanna, Debriana, Debs, Devora, Devorah and Dobra.


Debora is a very prominent first name for women (#580 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Debora for girls. Debora was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #219 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Debora name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Debora outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Debora and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Debora are Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debby, Debi, Deborah (#753 the previous year), Debra and Debrah. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1950-1959 and is now much less, with the versions Debbie, Debby, Debora, Deborah and Debra becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debby, Debi, Debora, Deborah, Debra, Debrah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Delora, Deora, Derora and Devra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Debora.