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Ora meaning and name origin

Ora \o-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced OR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ora is "pray". From the phrase "ora pro nobis" (meaning "pray for us") part of a prayer to the Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic practice. Also possibly respelling of Aura, meaning "gold" or "wind".

Ora has 5 variant forms: Orabel, Orabelle, Orareeana, Orarariana and Orra.

For more information, see also related names Aurelia, Aurora, Leonora and Orit.

Ora is also pronounced similarly to Ara, Ari, Aria, Eira, Iara, Ira, Orah, Oria, Orya, Uira and Yara. Other suggested similar baby names are Oba, Oda, Ofra, Ola, Oma, Orla, Orna, Orpa and Orsa.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Ora.


Popularity of Ora

Ora is a very popular first name for females (#494 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#69447 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ora name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Ora with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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