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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.
Baby names that sound like Ora are Ara, Oria, Ira, Orya and Orah.
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Popularity of Ora
Ora is a very popular first name for women (#494 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#69447 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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