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What does Medora mean?

Medora Pronunciation of Medora [medo-ra] as a girls' name is pronounced meh-DOR-ah. It is of English origin. A literary creation; Medora is a romantic heroine in Lord Byron's narrative poem "The Corsair".

Affiliated girl name: Medea.

Associated with: literary, heroine.


Creative forms:
(female) Medoma, Midora, ..

(male) Medory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Medora Estefany (M.E.), ..

How popular is Medora?

Medora is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Medora was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1257 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Medora name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Medora is pronounced similarly to Madeira, Madera, Madira, Madora, Medorah and Midori. Other suggested similar names are Adora, Aldora, Cedra, Debora, Dedra, Delora, Deora, Derora, Devora, Eldora, Eudora, Fadora, Fedora, Fedra, Feodora, Fyedora, Leeora, Lenora, Leodora, Leora, Madona, Madra, Meara, Meda, Medeia, Media, Medina, Meera, Meira, Meliora, Melosa, Mendota, Menora, Menorah, Menorca, Mera, Merola, Merona, Mitra, Mora, Neddra, Nedra, Nehora, Sedona, Tedra, Temora, Teodora, Tesora, Todora and Velora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Medora.

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