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Meaning and Name Origin

Lora \l(o)-ra\ as a girls' name is pronounced LOR-ah. Variant of Laura (Latin) "laurel". Thsi was the usual spelling in the 14th century. See also Loretta.


Variations

Lora has 17 variants: Lorabelle, Lorah, Loranna, Loreanna, Loree, Lorenna, Lorey, Lori, Loribelle, Lorinda, Lorita, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrie, Lory and Lowra.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Lorena and Lorraine.

Lora has 35 more related variations via Laura, Loretta: Laralyn, Laranca, Larea, Laretta, Lari, Laurana, Laure, Laurel, Lauren, Laurena, Lauri, Laurie, Laurina, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lawra, Leretta, Lollie, Lolly, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loreta, Loretta, Lorette, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorretta, Lorri, Lorry and Lowretta.


Popularity

Lora is a very prominent first name for women (#420 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#10741 out of 88799, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Lora for girls. Lora reached its apex position of #201 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lora and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Lora are Laura (#318 last year), Laurel (#817), Lauren (#94), Lauri, Laurie, Lollie, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorraine, Lorri and Lorrie. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1960-1969 and has become significantly lower since, with forms like Laura, Lorena, Lorie, Lorine and Lorna falling out of fashion. Lauren (#94) is the most trendy birth name among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laura, Laurel, Lauren, Lauri, Laurie, Lollie, Lora, Loren, Lorena, Lorene in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorenza, Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorraine, Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauren, Lorna outside U.S.


Similar Names

Lora is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Larra, Leeora, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Lira, Liri, Loria, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar baby names are Bora, Cora, Dora, Kora, Lior, Loir, Loire, Lola, Lona, Mora, Nora, Rora, Tora and Zora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lora.

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