Meaning of the Irish name Nora. Listen and learn how to pronounce Nora so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.
MEANING: A classic Irish name, it could be a shortened form of Eleanor meaning “torch" or could be from the Latin Honora meaning “honor, reputation" and became so popular in Ireland in the Middle Ages that many people assumed it was Irish. Noreen is the diminutive of Nora and means “little honourable one."
GENDER: Girl | Female
IRISH NAME: Nora Norah Noreen
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Nora and read along with the meaning)