♀ Name Nora – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Nora

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Nora is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Nora

Nora is a diminutive of the name Eleonora, which derived from the name Aliénor. Nora is of Old-Provencial, Arabic and Greek origin and derived from the name Helen.

Meaning of Nora

Nora means “the other Aenor” (from Germanic “alja” = other), “merciful” (from ancient Greek “éleos/ἔλεος” = compassion/mercy), “God is my light” (from Arabic “Aḷḷāhu nūrī/أَلْلّٰهُ نُورِي”) and “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from Helen).

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