Of Occitan and Latin origin.
Short form of the names Eleanor and Honora.
Honora means “woman of honor”.
Alternative forms of the name are: Nóra, Norah, Lenora, Elle, Ellie, Lora, Noreen, Norene, Lorita, Noor, Norine, Nonie.
Famous bearers are Nora Ephron, Norah Jones, Nora Aunor, Norah O’ Neill, Nora Jane Noone.
Nora is a popular name in Norway, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark.