Gender / Sex: girl
Related Names: Aurelia, Aurora, Leonora, Orit
Sounds Like: Ara, Oria, Ira, Orya, Orah
Variant forms: Orabel, Orabelle, Orareeana, Orarariana, Orra
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 494
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 69447
Ora \o-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced OR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ora is "pray". From the phrase "ora pro nobis" (meaning "pray for us") part of a prayer to the Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic practice. Also possibly respelling of Aura, meaning "gold" or "wind".
Ora has 5 variant forms: Orabel, Orabelle, Orareeana, Orarariana and Orra.
For more information, see also related names Aurelia, Aurora, Leonora and Orit.
Baby names that sound like Ora are Ara, Oria, Ira, Orya and Orah.
View a list of the 6 names that reference Ora.
Ora is a very popular first name for women (#494 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#69447 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)