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.