Nora

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See also: nora, norã, noră, and Nóra

English[edit]

Nora.

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Etymology[edit]

Short form of Eleanor or, rarely, of Honora.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nora

  1. A female given name.

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Nora f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Nora

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Eleonora.

Proper noun[edit]

Nora

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Eleonora / Eleonore.

Proper noun[edit]

Nora

  1. A female given name.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1792. Short form of Eleonora.

Proper noun[edit]

Nora f

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Nora was the only given name of 853 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Mostly a diminutive form of Eleonora, but also interpreted as a feminine form of the Old Norse given name Nóri, as a personification of Norway.

Proper noun[edit]

Nora

  1. A female given name.
    • 1879 Henrik Ibsen, Et dukkehjem (Translated as A Doll's House by R. Farquharson Sharp), the closing lines:
      Nora! Nora! Tomt. Hun er ikke mer. Det vidunderligste — ?!
      Nora! Nora! Empty. She is gone. The most wonderful thing of all — ?

Swedish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Nora

  1. A female given name, short form of Eleonora.
  2. A town in central Sweden, in the province Västmanland