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Sora

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
237
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Sora mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sora

"Sora" is a name of Japanese origin, and it means "Sky". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun So"ra
A North American rail (Porzana Carolina) common in the Eastern United States. Its back is golden brown, varied with black and white, the front of the head and throat black, the breast and sides of the head and neck slate-colored. Called also American rail Carolina rail Carolina crake common rail sora rail soree meadow chicken, and orto.
Wiktionary
  1. An Austro-Asiatic language of India.
  2. A male given name
  3. Less often, a female given name

Sora was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

Notable Persons Named Sora

Sora Amamiya is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting. She was most prominent from 2012 to present. Sora was born on August 28th, 1993 in Tokyo.

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Sora Tokui is a voice acting, singing, mangaka, voice actress, singer, and manga artist. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Sora was born on December 26th, 1989 in Chiba, Japan.

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Sora Ma is an actor. She has been prominent since 2010. Sora was born on January 22nd, 1984 in Malaysia.

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Sora Jung is a famed human. Sora was born on January 29th, 1968 in Seoul. Sora is also known as Kim and Sora.

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Sora Izumikawa is a j-pop and music of japan singing, songwriter, record producer, and composer. She plays Keyboard instrument and Vocals. She was most active from 1998 to present. Sora was given the name Yumi Izumikawa on February 14th, 1971 in Hiroshima.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sora

Mihai Sora is a famous person. Mihai was born on November 7th, 1916.

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Saint Julian of Sora was an important human. He holds the title Martyr. Saint was born in Dalmatia. He left this life in 150.

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Vian Sora is a leading somebody. Vian was born in 1976 in Baghdad.

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How popular is the baby name Sora in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 6 6 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 23 23 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 23 23 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 38 33 5
2005 44 36 8
2006 54 42 12
2007 50 38 12
2008 51 39 12
2009 49 35 14
2010 86 69 17
2011 60 52 8
2012 68 52 16
2013 55 36 19
2014 92 67 25
2015 84 53 31
2016 72 48 24

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Popularity of Sora as a first name

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Popularity of Sora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sora U.S.
  White 59.07% 64.26%
  African American 8.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sora

People with the last name Sora are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sora

  • How Popular is the name Sora? Sora is the 9,171st most popular name of all time. As a last name Sora was the 80,131st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,212 babies born with the first name Sora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sora to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sora is Tuesday, June 21st, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Sora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sora was in 2010 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Sora Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sora is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Sora: Your name in reverse order is Aros. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aors. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 237 people with the last name Sora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sora as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.