Jorah

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Gender: Male Meaning of Jorah: "early rain" Origin of Jorah: Hebrew

The name Jorah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "early rain". Jorah and is often added to lists like Unusual Biblical Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Jorah, a Biblical name with a lovely nature-related meaning, might make a fresher alternative to the overused Jordan. It's similar to the feminine Nora, Cora, and Laura, but depending on your viewpoint, that may be an advantage.

Jorah Mormont, often called Jorah the Andal, is a major character in HBO's Game of Thrones, marked by his loyalty to the woman he considers the rightful Queen of Westeros, Daenerys Targaryen.

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Famous People Named Jorah

Jorah, ancestor of some who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:18)

Pop Culture References for the name Jorah

Jorah Mormont, character from the "Game of Thrones" series