Norah

August 6, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Nora”; Irish diminutive of “Honora” or “Eleanor“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Eleanor, Elinor, Honor, Honora, Honoria, Honorata, Honour, Lenora, Lenore, Leonora, Nonie, Nora, Noreen, Norene, Noor, Norina, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Norah, a little girl at the Children’s Hospital who is befriended by Elizabeth Alden in “May Flowers”, from A Garland for Girls, by Louisa May Alcott, 1887.

WRITERS:
– Norah Lofts (1904-1983), English author.

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