What does Ora mean?
Ora [ora] as a girls' 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".
(female) Orai, Osa, ..
(male) Oraan, Orei, .. Middle name pairings:
Ora Fatima (O.F.), ..
How popular is Ora?
Ora is a very prominent first name for women (#494 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#88461 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ora reached its peak rank of #114 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Aurora (#79 the previous year), Aurelia (#802), Orra, Leonora and Aura are the prominent variation forms of Ora. These forms of Ora are at the apex of their popularity today (adoption of 0.3%). Aurora has generally been preferred by parents, though Aurelia has become trendy as well, while forms such as Leonora are no longer trendy.
Ora▼ is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara▼, Ari▲, Aria▲, Ariah▲, Arie, Ariya▲, Arria, Arya▲, Eira, Eiry, Iara, Ira▼, Orah, Orya, Uira, Uriya, Yaira, Yara and Yeira. Other recommended names are Oba, Oda, Ofra, Ola▼, Oma▼, Orla, Orna, Orpa and Orsa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ora.