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pinWhat 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.


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: Leodra. [more]

pinHow 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 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 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), Elenora, Elnora, Helen (#404), Lena (#279), Lenora, 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 1880s (usage of 0.565%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.284%, 49.8% less), with versions like Helen becoming less fashionable. Eleanor, Lena, Nora and Norah are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation, with these names going through a rekindling in popularity.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leora, Eleanor, Elenora, Elnora, Helen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lena, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leonore, Lina, Nelda, Nora, Norah in U.S.

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

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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 baby 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.