Origin: English, Arabic
Meaning: a short form of names ending in nora such as Honora or Honoria meaning "honor" or Eleanor/Eleanora/Lenora meaning "the other Aenor".
Nora is also an Arabic feminine name related to Nura, the strictly feminine form of Nur meaning "light".
- Norina (Italian diminutive of Nora)
- Nóirín (Irish diminutive of Nora)