Lora Name Meaning & Origin

Lora

Pronunciation: LOHR-ə (key)

Origin of the name Laura:

Derived from the Latin laurus (laurel, an evergreen shrub or tree whose leaves were woven into wreaths by the ancient Greeks to crown victors in various contests). Originally a Latin name, Laura came into use in England in the 19th century, and is now popularly bestowed throughout the English-speaking world.

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Comments and insights on the name Lora: | Edit

While checking an old family Bible, I found that the person that I, Lora, was named after was originally placed in the Bible as "Allora". Very pretty; I think.

Arlo, Lora and Orla are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Lora: | Edit

In my lifetime, I think I've only met, perhaps, 10 other Loras.

Nicknames for Lora: | Edit

Lor, Lo, Loa, Rory, Laurie, Lory

Meanings and history of the name Lora: | Edit

While in the National Cathedral, I looked in a book of Anglican names and found Lora. The book said the usual about the laurel bush but also said that one of the handmaidens of Queen Anne Boleyn was named Lora.

Of the laurel-- Victory! or Victorious!

Famous real-life people named Lora: | Edit

Lora Logic (born Susan Whitby), English saxophonist and singer
Lora Fairclough, English golfer
Lora Ottenad, professional female bodybuilder
Lora Yakovleva, Russian world champion chess player

Lora in song, story & screen: | Edit

All Laura never seen Lora except ocassionally in the credits.

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