Nora

Female

Meaning

Light

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈnɔːrə/

Traits associated with the name Nora:

Dogs named Nora tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Nora?

Naming your dog Nora may suggest that you are a creative and imaginative person who likes to think outside the box. It could also suggest that you are a fan of classic literature, as Nora is a character in Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House.

Is Nora a good dog name?

Nora has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Nora isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

722
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594
New York City Dog Name Database
1,263
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Nora is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nora was, in the past month, the 579th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Nora is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Nora was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Nora's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Nora is most adored in Tennessee, Wyoming and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Nora.

Most popular breeds named Nora:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Collie
  5. Golden Retriever

Nora is found in these categories:

irish dog names
irish

Derived from Irish, meaning "honor" or "light".

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Scottish Gaelic, meaning "honor" or "light".

british dog names
british

Popular in UK, derived from Honora, an Anglo-Norman name.

independent dog names
independent

The name's origins in honor and light suggest strength and self-reliance, making it suitable for an independent dog.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 1800s, it's a vintage moniker, not a modern trendsetter.

Dog names like Nora:

Light
Grace
Lamb
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Gift
Pearl
Nora dog name meaning

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