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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #532 most popular

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15k Norah (English)

What does the name "Nora" mean?

Nora (English): Honor

The name "Nora" is of English origin and it means "Honor". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 22 other names that are similar to this one.

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aron". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anro". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Nora" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Nora? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128,476 babies born with the name Nora in the United States. That's more than enough Noras to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 476 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nora" was in 2014 with a total of 4,708 babies. (That's a lot of baby Noras)

According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nora" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 24 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1938. Across the entire United States a total of only 870 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Nora popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Nora in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Nora

Traci Lords

Traci Lords is an actress, singer, model, writer, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Traci was born in 1968 as Nora Louise Kuzma in Steubenville, Ohio, United States.


Nora Arnezeder

Nora Arnezeder is an actress and singer. Nora was born in 1989 in Paris, France.


Nora Salinas

Nora Salinas is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Nora was born in 1976 as Nora Alicia Ortiz Salinas in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.


Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron is a screenwriter, producer, director, journalist, playwright, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to 2012. Nora was born in 1941 in New York City.


Nora Dunn

Nora Dunn is an actress/comedienne with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Nora was born in 1952 as Nora Eloise Dunn in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Susan Clark

Susan Clark is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1963 to 2000. Susan was born in 1940 as Nora Golding in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.


Past life for Nora born Jan 26, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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