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What does Leorah mean?

Leorah Pronunciation of Leorah [leo-rah] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Leorah means "compassion; light". Leorah is an alternate spelling of Leora (Greek): variation of Eleanor.

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


Leorah has 2 variants: Leeora and Liora.

Creative forms:
(female) Learah, Lerah, ..

(male) Leore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leorah Ayesha (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leorah?

Leorah is an uncommon first name for women. Leorah is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Leora is the only prominent varying form of Leorah (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Leeora, are uncommon. This form of Leorah reached the top of its popularity a century ago, but now, Leora has become less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leorah is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Larra, Laura, Lawra, Lira, Lora, Lorah, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Loria, Lorie, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorri, Lorry, Lory, Lowra, Lura and Lyra. Other recommended names are Anorah, Deborah, Debrah, Deora, Devorah, Dorah, Drorah (see Derora), Jorah, Leah, Leanah, Ledah, Leelah, Leenah, Leeor, Legra, Leilah, Lelah, Lenah, Lenora, Lenorah, Leoda, Leola, Leona, Leota, Lior, Medorah, Meerah, Menorah, Merah, Morah, Neomah, Norah, Perah, Serah, Terah, Terrah and Zorah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leorah.

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