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What does Leora mean?

Leora \le(o)-ra\ 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.


Variations

Leora has 3 variants: Leeora, Leorah and Liora.

For more information, see also related girl names Helen and Leonora.

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.


Popularity

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)

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

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Eleanora, Elena, Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Ella, Elna, Elnora, Helen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helena, Lena, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina, Nelda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nell, Nelle, Nelly, Nora, Norah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Ella, Lena, Lina, Nora outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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