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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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
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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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nore
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Norea
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Norwegian Swedish
Noria
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Nuura
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

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
  • Nora was a heavy storm in Denmark in February 2022.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
7424 9305 7420 9298 4 7
Denmark Denmark[11]
3107
n.a.
3107
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
2719
n.a.
2719 0 0
Greenland Greenland[14]
22 202
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
14 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
11427
n.a.
11423
n.a.
4
n.a.
  #: 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: [10][11][16][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Nora (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Nora (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Nora (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Nora (f)


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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables