Meaning and Origin of: Nora
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Dignified
- French : Nobleman
- Greek : The bright one; honor; light
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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’.