Nora

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Eleonora and its variant forms [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Female form of Nore (see Nórr) and Nor [1] [2]

Related Names

Noora
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Nora
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Norá
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Sami
Nóra
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Faroese Icelandic
Norah
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Nore
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Norea
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Noria
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Nuura
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See also Anora, Nóirín, Noranda, Norena, Norina, Norita

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Noruson Faroe Islands

Female

Norudóttir Faroe Islands

Combinations

For combinations see NOR (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nora
Genitive: Noras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Nora
Accusative: Noru
Dative: Noru
Genitive: Noru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nora
Genitive: Noran
Partitive: Noraa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nora
Genitive: Noras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nora
Genitive: Noras

Name Days

Norway Norway

14 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Nora Brockstedt (stage name from her first marriage, real surname Riis, née Berg, 20 January 1923 – 5 November 2015), Norwegian singer

Trivia

  • Nora Helmer, main character in Henrik Ibsen's play Et dukkehjem (English: A Doll's House), 1879

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[10]
10391 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
6265 7861 1 2
Denmark Denmark[9]
2140 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 2571 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nora(f) Sources: [11][9][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Nora(f) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Nora(f)

Sources: [11] [9] [10] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables