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pinWhat does Zora mean?

Zora /zo-ra/ as a girls' name is pronounced ZOR-ah. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Zora is "dawn". Author Zora Neale Hurston.


Zora has 8 variants: Zorah, Zorana, Zoraya, Zoreen, Zorina, Zorine, Zorrah and Zorya.

Related girl name: Aurora.

Kreatif forms: Zeara, Zira, Zori. [more]

pinHow popular is Zora?

Zora is a very popular first name for women (#1714 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#59916 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Zora for girls. Zora reached its highest position of #311 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zora name in U.S.

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

The only other popular varying form of Zora is Aurora (#116 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Zora reached its peak in the 1900s (usage of 0.543%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.442%, 19% less), with the version Zora becoming less fashionable. Aurora has generally been a favorite of parents.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zora, Aurora in U.S.

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

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Zora is pronounced similarly to Ceara, Cera, Cerea, Ceria, Ciara, Ciera, Cira, Ciri, Cyra, Cyrah, Sahra, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Seara, Sera, Siara, Siera, Siri, Suri, Syria, Zara, Zarah, Zariah and Zary. Other suggested similar baby names are Adora, Adra, Afra, Ara, Azora, Bara, Bora, Cara, Cora, Dora, Drora, Enora, Kara, Kera, Kora, Kyra, Lara, Lora, Lyra, Mara, Mera, Mira, Mora, Moyra, Myra, Nera, Nira, Nora, Noura, Onora, Pera, Rora, Tora, Vera, Yara, Zada, Zana, Zeta, Zila, Zina, Ziva, Zoela, Zohara, Zoia, Zola, Zona, Zondra, Zosia, Zoya and Zyta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zora.