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What does Leora mean?

Leora [leo-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.

Associated with: greek, compassion (gracious), light.

Variations

Leora has 3 variants: Leeora, Leorah and Liora.

Affiliated girl names: Helen and Leonora.

Leora has 16 more relations via Eleanor: Elenora, Elnora, Elora, Enora, Leanora, Lena, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Lina, Nelda, Nora, Norah and Nore.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Leodra, Lurra, ..

(male) Leorai, Leoram, ..

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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Leora for girls. Leora reached its highest position of #380 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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), Elenora, Elnora, Elora (#1083), Helen (#404), Leanora, Lena (#279), Lenora (#1594), Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Lina (#767), Nelda, Nora (#49) and Norah (#163). Usage of these relations of Leora was well-received among parents in the 1920s (usage of 5.68%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.94%, 83.4% less), with versions like Helen becoming less fashionable. Nora and Norah are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leora, Eleanor, Elenora, Elnora, Elora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Leanora, Lena, Lenora, Lenore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Lina, Nelda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nora, Norah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE LEORA

Leora is pronounced similarly to Lara, Larae, Laray, Lari, Larra, Laura, Lauri, Lawra, Lira, Liri, Lora, Lorah, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorri, Lorry, Lory, Lowra, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar names are Adora, Cera, Debora, Debra, Dedra, Delora, Deora, Derora, Devora, Eleora, Fiora, Flora, Keera, Keira, Lavra, Leela, Leeor, Leeza, Legra, Leida, Leila, Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorra, Leoda, Leodora, Leola, Leona, Leonara, Leondra, Leoni, Leonia, Leota, Lesia, Letta, Lexia, Leyda, Leyna, Lior, Lorna, Menora, Nedra, Neera, Petra, Rora, Sebra, Temora, Tesora, Tora and Velora. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leora.


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