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Girl Name: Isadora

Name: Isadora
Pronunciation: \i-sado-ra, is(a)-dora\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gift of Isis
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Dory
Sounds Like: Astra, Astera, Estera
Variant forms: Isidora, Ysadora
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4060


Isadora \i-sado-ra, is(a)-dora\ as a girl's name is pronounced iz-a-DOR-ah. It is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Isadora is "gift of Isis". Isis was the principal goddess of ancient Egypt. Also feminine form of Isidore, a popular name in ancient Greece. Isadora Duncan, acclaimed American dancer in the 1920s.

Isadora has 2 variant forms: Isidora and Ysadora.

For more information, see also the related name Dory.

Baby names that sound like Isadora are Astra, Astera and Estera.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Isadora.


Isadora is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4060 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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