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This lovely girl’s name has more than a single meaning, with each as pleasant as the next. It’s shortened from the Anglo-Norman elegant Honora, in Latin it means “honor,” in Greek means “light,” as it does in its Arabic version, Noor. Nora is considered to be enlightened, the beautiful, wise woman of honor. It’s a perfect name for your baby girl to shine and light the way.

Rank in the year 2015

Nora was ranked #116 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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