105+ Unique Middle Names for Nora

Congratulations on choosing Nora as a first name for your baby.

Nora is a lovely name. For me, it makes me think of my daughter’s name (Nara – a lovey Japanese city where my wife and I first travel together.)

A name has a certain power of giving a new identity to your baby. With the advent of DNA testing, many of us are finding out our ancestry and want our next generation to remember that. 

Or, maybe you are marrying into another race and want your child to remember their root.

Or, maybe you are just looking for ways to make your baby’s name more unique.

We’ve done our research and created a list of 105+ stylish, classic, and trendy middle names for baby Nora.

Let’s start with the history and meaning behind the name.

Meaning and Origin – What does Nora mean?

Nora is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning “Honour”, it is the short form for the Latin name Honora and the Greek name Eleanora which means light.

Nora is a lovely and refined name originally used as a short form but is now being used as a stand-alone name for baby girls.

Nora is the 27th most popular name in 2021, according to Baby Center. name used for baby girls, however, it can also be used as you see fit.

You can make your baby even more special by considering these great middle names for Nora.


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100+ Best Middle Names for Nora

25 Unique (Four-Syllable) Middle Names for Nora

Below is a list of unique middle names for Nora with 4 syllables.

  1. Nora Alicia – Of Spanish origin meaning “noble”
  2. Nora Angelina
  3. Nora Barbarella – Of Latin origin meaning “foreign woman”
  4. Nora Bedelia – Of Irish origin meaning the high one or strength
  5. Nora Cordelia – Of Latin, Celtic origin meaning “heart; daughter of the sea”
  6. Nora Carolina – Of German origin that means Free/Beautiful Woman
  7. Nora Domenica – Of Italian origin that means “belonging to God”
  8. Nora Dulcinea – Of Latin origin meaning “sweetness”
  9. Nora Elenora – Of Greek origin meaning “sun ray, shining light”
  10. Nora Evangeline – Bearer of good news
  11. Nora Felicity – “Happiness”
  12. Nora Gloriana – Of Latin origin meaning “glory” 
  13. Nora Giovanna – “God is gracious”
  14. Nora Henrietta – A female version of Henry meaning “Home ruler”
  15. Nora Isabella – “Devoted to God’/Pious
  16. Nora Josephina -Of English origin that means God Will Increase
  17. Nora Keilana – “glory or calmness”
  18. Nora Luciana – “light”
  19. Nora Magdalena
  20. Nora Magnolia – Of Latin origin meaning “Magnol’s flower”
  21. Nora Natalie – Of French origin meaning “birthday of the Lord”
  22. Nora Ophelia – “Helper”
  23. Nora Philomena – Of Greek origin meaning “lover of strength”
  24. Nora Rosalinda – Of Spanish origin meaning “beautiful rose”
  25. Nora Viviana – Of Latin origin meaning “Life; lively”

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25 One-Syllable Middle Names for Nora

Below is a list of unique middle names for Nora with 1 syllable.

  1. Nora Ash – An alternative to  Ashley
  2. Nora Bex – An alternative to Rebecca
  3. Nora Bliss – Of English origin meaning Perfect Joy
  4. Nora Blue
  5. Nora Bay – A pleasant middle name meaning “Berry”
  6. Nora Clare – Of Latin origin meaning“Bright/Famous”
  7. Nora Dove – Of American origin meaning “Peace”
  8. Nora Dell – Nature-inspired 
  9. Nora Elle – Of French origin meaning “she”
  10. Nora Gwen – A short form for Gwendolyn, blessed
  11. Nora Jules – “youthful, soft, downy”
  12. Nora June – For the June-born Nora
  13. Nora Jenn
  14. Nora Jazz – Short for Jazmine
  15. Nora Kim – “bold, a royal fortress”
  16. Nora Kace – “Watchful”
  17. Nora Kyle
  18. Nora Lux- “Bringer of light”
  19. Nora Lark – Perfect for a playful and lighthearted Nora
  20. Nora Luna – The light in dark times
  21. Nora Pink
  22. Nora Rose
  23. Nora Shawn – Of American origin meaning “God Is Gracious”
  24. Nora Tate – “cheerful”
  25. Nora Zane – Of American origin that means God Is Gracious

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25 Two-Syllable Middle Names for Nora 

Below is a list of unique middle names for Nora with 2 syllables.

  1. Nora Allie – Of American origin meaning “Harmony, stone, or noble”
  2. Nora Alma – Of Latin origin meaning “nourishing”
  3. Nora Avah – Of Latin origin that means Like A Bird
  4. Nora August – For August-born Nora
  5. Nora Adah – Nature-inspired
  6. Nora Abby – Of Hebrew origin meaning “Father’s joy”
  7. Nora Bonnie – Of Scottish origin meaning “beautiful; pretty”
  8. Nora Bexley
  9. Nora Celine – Of French origin meaning “heavenly”
  10. Nora Crystal – “Precious”
  11. Nora Donna – Of Old English origin meaning “God will judge”
  12. Nora Esther – A more spiritual option
  13. Nora Ellen – Of English origin meaning “torch; shining light”
  14. Nora Fallon – Of Irish origin meaning “leader”
  15. Nora Hailey – Nature-inspired
  16. Nora Iris – “Rainbow”
  17. Nora Ivy – Of  English origin meaning “Faithfulness”
  18. Nora Jasmine – A flower with a sweet scent 
  19. Nora Katherine – Of Greek origin meaning “pure”
  20. Nora Lesley – Of English origin meaning “Joy”
  21. Nora Martha – Of Hebrew origin meaning “lady”
  22. Nora Patrice – “Noble; patrician”
  23. Nora Roslynn – Of German origin meaning “Gentle”
  24. Nora Sasha
  25. Nora Tessa – “To reap; to gather”

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20  Three-Syllable Middle Names for Nora 

Below is a list of unique middle names for Nora with 3 syllables.

  1. Nora Athena – a Greek Goddess of “war and wisdom”
  2. Nora Bethany
  3. Nora Callista – “Most beautiful”
  4. Nora Camila 
  5. Nora Dorothy – “Gift of God”
  6. Nora Emmeline – Of German origin meaning “hardworking or industrious”
  7. Nora Fiona – “Pure”; “White”
  8. Nora Francesca
  9. Nora Helena – Of Greek origin meaning “bright, shining light”
  10. Nora Harmony – Reinforces the peaceful nature of Nora 
  11. Nora Imelda – Of Italian origin meaning “all-consuming fight”
  12. Nora Juliet –  A great sounding name 
  13. Nora Kimberly
  14. Nora Jessica – A person who has remarkable foresight 
  15. Nora Miranda – Of Latin origin meaning “worthy of admiration”
  16. Nora Melody
  17. Nora Naomi – “Delightful”
  18.  Nora Sabrina – 
  19. Nora Susannah 
  20. Nora Vanessa 

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15 Unique French Middle Names for  Nora

Here are some French names for you if you want to add a French connection.

  1. Nora Clémence
  2. Nora Maéva
  3. Nora Melissa
  4. Nora Amélie
  5. Nora Eva
  6. Nora Caroline
  7. Nora Céline
  8. Nora Margot
  9. Nora Elisa
  10. Nora Céline
  11. Nora Célia
  12. Nora Fanny
  13. Nora Sophie
  14. Nora Agathe
  15. Nora Lola

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Nicknames for Nora

Short names or nicknames you can use.

  1. Nor
  2. Norr
  3. Nory
  4. Lady Nora
  5. Nory
  6. No-No
  7. Rah

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Foreign Spelling of Nora

Here are different ways of spelling the name.

  1. Nuò lā (Chinese)
  2. Eleanor (Greek)
  3. Nōrā (Gujarati)
  4. Nóra(Icelandic)
  5. Nola (Korean)
  6. Nōrā (Punjabi)

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7 reasons to Have Middle Names for Nora

Three are a number of benefits for having middle names. 

#1. Special: an easy way to make them even more special.

#2. Traditional: the first to give your son or daughter a middle name. 

#3. Sound more pleasant between the baby’s first name and your last name. 

#4. Memory: remember someone, pay homage, or honor someone special. 

#5. Aspirational: with stories of a particular middle name

#6. Noble: The middle name concept probably started with the ruling class in Rome according to Times. It was a way to which family one comes from and, more importantly, why one matters.

#7. Smart: CNBC reported that people think people with middle names are more intelligent. Research also finds that it could help get a job. 


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7 Ideas to Craft Middle Names for Nora 

1. Pay homage

2. Remember the heritage

3. Make it personal

4. Make it about value or belief

5. Check the sounds

6. Check the initials and acronyms for Beau

7. Google the name: see if negative comes up 

Famous Nora and Related Names

  1. Nora Ephron (1941 – 2021) – was an American journalist, writer, and filmmaker
  2. Nora Istrefi – Albanian Kosovar singer
  3. Nora Miao –  a Hong Kong film actress, known for appearing in many kung fu films in the 1970s
  4. Nora Roberts – an American author of more than 225 romance novels.
  5. Nora Eddington (1924 – 2001) – was an American actress and socialite.

Sibling and Twin Names for Nora

Here are amazing and cute names for baby Nora’s siblings. 

Baby Brother Names for Nora

  • Nolan (Alliteration)
  • Roberts (Consonance)
  • R0meo (Consonance)
  • Rom (Consonance)
  • Noble (Alliteration)
  • Noah (Alliteration)

Baby Sister Names for Nora

  • Noelle (Alliteration)
  • Eleanora (Consonance)
  • Aurora (Consonance)
  • Lora (Consonance)
  • Laura (Consonance)
  • Aura (Consonance)
  • Coral (Consonance)

Bringing it All Together

Make sure you have checked the meaning, sound, and reputation of the middle name. Baby Nora will thank you for that. 

That’s it. 

Over to you crafty mothers and fathers! We hope you enjoy our post. 

Tell us which ideas you like the most in the comment section. 

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Shane
Shane is passionate about researching and comparing interesting baby stuff for his baby girl. After getting his Master's in Health Management in London, he worked for a top-tier naming and branding consulting firm based in the US. He helps with the research on this site.

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