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What does Lanora mean?

Lanora Pronunciation of Lanora as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Lanora is "compassion; light; light; woman of honor". Lanora is a version of Leonora (Greek): variation of Eleanor. Lanora is also a variant of Nora (English, Greek, Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, compassion (gracious), light


VARIANTS Lenora, Leanora

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA LEONORA, NORA Leanor, Leanore, Lenore, Leonor, Leonore, Leora, Noora



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How popular is Lanora?

Lanora is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3494 out of 4276, Top 82%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lanora was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1477 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Lanora appearing in the Top 2000 are Nora (#30 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Lenora (#1218), Leora (#1680), Leanora, Leanore, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora and Leonore. Other variants, like Leanor, are seldom used. These relations of Lanora were popular as birth names a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.62%) and are somewhat less popular today (ADOPTION 0.36%, 41% LESS), with forms such as Lenore going out of style. Nora is the longstanding favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanora, Leanora, Leanore, Lenora, Lenore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Nora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lanora is alike in pronunciation to Lenorah, Lenorra and Leonara. Other recommended sound-alike names are Annora, Anora, Candra, Danira, Dinora, Elnora, Enora, Fadora, Honora, Janora, Janowa (see Janoah), Kanara, Kandra, Lacara, Lacoria, Lacoya, Lana, Landra, Lanika, Lanita, Lanna, Lara, Larra, Latoia, Latona, Latoria, Latorya, Latoya, Laura, Lavera, Lavra, Lawra, Leandra, Leeora, Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorre (see Lenore), Lienor, Limor, Liora, Lora, Madora, Menora, Nanor, Onnora, Onora, Ornora (see Onora), Pandora, Pandra, Sandra, Sonora, Talora, Tamora, Valora, Vannora, Vanora, Xandra and Zandra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lanora.

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