What does Leora mean?
Leora /leo-ra/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced lee-OR-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Leora is "compassion; light". Diminutive of Eleanor.
Leora▼ has 34 more related variations via Eleanor: Alenor, Eleanora▼, Elena▲, Elenor, Elenora▼, Elenore, Eleonora, Elienora, Ella▲, Ellenora, Elna▼, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Helen▼, Helena▲, Helenora, Leanora, Lena▲, Lenora▼, Lenore▼, Leonor▼, Leonora▼, Leonore, Lina▼, Nelda▼, Nell▼, Nelle▼, Nelli, Nelly, Nora▲, Norah▲, Nore and Norina.Kreatif forms: Leodra. [more]
How popular is Leora?
Leora is a very popular first name for women (#1129 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Leora for girls. Leora reached its highest position of #380 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Leora and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Leora are Eleanor (#78 the previous year), Eleanora, Elena (#121), Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Ella (#17), Elna, Elnora, Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Lena (#279), Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Lina (#767), Nelda, Nell, Nelle, Nelly, Nora (#49) and Norah (#163). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5098%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2648%, down 48.1%), with versions like Helen, Leonora, Leora, Nelda and Nelle falling out of fashion. The most trendy names for newborns here are Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Lena (#279), Nora (#49) and Norah (#163), with Eleanor, Lena, Nora and Norah going through a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Leora▼ is pronounced similarly to Lara▼, Larra, Laura▼, Lawra, Lira, Lora▼, Lorah, Lori▼, Loria, Lorra, Lory, Lowra, Lura▼ and Lyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Deora, Leeor, Legra, Leoda, Leola▼, Leona▼, Leota▼ and Lior. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leora.