Think Baby Names - logo
Home > Pandora

Pandora meaning, girlPandora

Save Pandora to list (0)

pinWhat does Pandora mean?

Pandora /pan-do-ra/ as a girls' name is pronounced pan-DOE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Pandora is "all gifts".

Greek mythology: the first mortal woman Pandora was created beautiful and delightful by the gods, such that every man was attracted to her. She was given charge of a mysterious box and told not to open it. Being curious, she opened the box, and all of humankind's ills flew out, followed by the one counterpart, Hope.


Pandora has 6 variants: Dora, Doura, Pandorah, Pandorra, Pandoura and Panndora.

Kreatif forms: Pandoda, Pandona, Patdora. [more]

pinHow popular is Pandora?

Pandora is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2934 out of 4276, Top 69%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#132259 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dora is the only prominent variation form of Pandora (outside Top 1000). Adoption of this relation of Pandora was well-received among parents during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.95%) and has become much less since, with Dora becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Pandora and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pandora and related baby names outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Candra, Fadora, Janora, Kandra, Landra, Lanora, Madora, Pandra, Sandera, Sandra, Vannora, Vanora, Xandra and Zandra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pandora.