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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vora

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Vora is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Battle array".
  • A user from Idaho, United States says the name Vora means "Voracious, passionate.".

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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vora

Neeraj Vora is a writer, director, producer, and actor. Neeraj was born on January 22nd, 1963 in Bhuj.


Motilal Vora is a politics of india. Motilal was born on December 20th, 1928 in Nagaur.


Ramanlal was born on September 26th, 1952.


Virji Vora was a wholesale trading and money-lending. His most notable accomplishments were from 1619 to 1670. Virji was born in 1590. Virji is also known as Baharji Bohra. He passed away in 1670.


K Lal was a magic (illusion) and magician. K was given the name Kantilal Girdharilal Vora in 1924 in Bagasara. K is also known as Lalsaab. He breathed his last breath on September 23rd, 2012.


Batuk was born in 1930. He breathed his last breath in 2004.


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International Interest for Vora

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Popularity of Vora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vora U.S.
  White 3.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vora

People with the last name Vora are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Vora

  • How Popular is the name Vora? Vora is the 40,504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vora was the 15,833rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77 babies born with the first name Vora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vora to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vora is Sunday, February 4th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Vora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vora was in 1915 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vora: Your name in reverse order is Arov. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,838 people with the last name Vora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vora as their last name since less than 1 person in 161k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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