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What does Thora mean?

Thora Pronunciation of Thora [tho-ra] as a girls' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Thora is "Thor's struggle". Thor is the Norse god of thunder. Actress Thora Birch.

Associated with: scandinavian, norse.


Thora has 4 variants: Thordia, Thordis, Thyra and Tyra.

Creative forms:
(female) Thota, ..

(male) Thore, Thory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thora Alisson (T.A.), ..

How popular is Thora?

Thora is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3150 out of 4276, Top 74%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Thora reached its highest rank of #777 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thora name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thora outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Thyra and Tyra are the popular alternative forms of Thora. Adoption of these relations of Thora reached its peak in the year 1998 (average #1440), but now, the version Tyra has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thora, Thyra, Tyra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tyra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Thora is pronounced similarly to Thuraia. Other recommended names are Amora, Anora, Azora, Bora, Chara, Clora, Cora, Deora, Dora, Drora, Elora, Enora, Fiora, Flora, Glora, Kora, Leora, Liora, Lora, Mora, Nehora, Noora, Nora, Onora, Rora, Shara, Shera, Shira, Shura, Shyra, Tahira, Talora, Tamora, Tamra, Tara, Tarra, Taura, Teara, Tedra, Temora, Teona, Tera, Terra, Tesora, Thada, Thana, Thea, Theda, Theia, Therma, Thersa, Thia, Thida, Thirsa, Thirza, Thoby, Thursa, Thurza, Tiara, Tiera, Timora, Tiona, Todora, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tona, Tora, Tori, Toria, Tory, Tova, Toya and Zora. These names tend to be less frequently used than Thora.

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