Alora Name Meaning & Origin

Alora

Pronunciation: ah-LOH-rə (key)

You may hear that this name is a form of Eleanor, or of Laurel. Or that it comes from the Hebrew for "my light," like Leora. The reality is that Elora is not traditional, but so smoothly feminine that parents find their way to it from many directions -- a lot of them from the 1988 fantasy film Willow.

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Nicknames for Alora

Lola, Loli, Lolo, Lo Allie, Al,

Meanings and history of the name Alora

The meaning of Alora is better than best:'God's Light' AL= God and ORA= LIGHT.

It is a derivation of Eleanor, which is Greek and the meaning of the name is "shining light."

The name Alora literally translates "God is Light".

The name Alora is actually from Greek, Latin, and Jewish. The name Alora does come from the name Eleanor but that in truth is only part.(The Greek try to take all the credit for the "invention" of the name Alora for the mere fact that very little evidence exists, proving that the Latin language also had a part to play in creating the name).
As for the Jewish name Alora it actually has two meanings, many only associate Alora with the with the words "God" and "light" but in reality the other meaning of Alora is "counselor of divine light."

In the Bantu it means ‘my dream’. Beautiful, unique name.

Famous real-life people named Alora

In the movie Willow there is a baby princess named Elora.

Alora in song, story & screen

The song titled 'Alora' by Meron talks about a girl named Alora who was his first love.

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