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Norah meaning and name origin

Norah \n(o)-rah\ as a girl's name has the meaning "honor; other, foreign; compassion; light" and is a variant of Annora (Latin): English variant and phonetic version of Honora. Also a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German): from an Old French respelling of the Provenšal name Alienor, from German ali, though sometimes it is taken as a variant of Helen. Norah is also used as a variant of Leonora (Greek): variant of Eleanor.

Norah has 2 variant forms: Noora, Norry.

Norah is also pronounced similarly to Nera, Nira, Noura and Nura. Other suggested similar baby names are Dorah, Jorah, Lorah, Morah, Nonah, Nore and Zorah.

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Popularity of Norah

Norah is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2935 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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