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Girl Name: Norah

Name: Norah
Pronunciation: \n(o)-rah\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: honor; sun ray, shining light; woman of honor; compassion; light
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Nira, Nore, Norry, Nera, Noora, Nura, Noura
Similar Names: Dorah, Jorah, Lorah, Morah, Nonah, Zorah
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2935


Norah \n(o)-rah\ as a girl's name is a variant of Annora (Latin), Eleanor (Greek), Honor (Latin), Leonora (Greek) and Nora (English), and the meaning of Norah is "honor; sun ray, shining light; woman of honor; compassion; light".

The baby name Norah sounds like Nira, Nore, Norry, Nera, Noora, Nura and Noura. Other similar baby names are Dorah, Jorah, Lorah, Morah, Nonah and Zorah.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Norah.


Norah is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2935 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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