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Meaning and Origin of: Nora

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Dignified
  • French : Nobleman
  • Greek : The bright one; honor; light

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Italian and German : from a short form of the feminine personal name (E)leonora.
  • Southern Italian : perhaps a habitational name from localities named Nora in Modica and Scicli.
  • Portuguese : habitational name from any of the numerous places called Nora, from nora ‘draw well’.