August 6, 2014 § 1 Comment
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.
– Norah Lofts (1904-1983), English author.