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

Jorah Origin and Meaning

The name Jorah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "early rain".

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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ElsaAnne Says:


Love this!

kertheshe Says:


But, oh my Jedi, NO it has NOTHING to do with 'Nora'! Please, spare me the heartache! Don't compare such a majestic name to an old, overused one.

kertheshe Says:


I like it because Ser Jorah Mormont. Also because there is a Russian alternative for my Russian parents.

AldabellaxWulfe Says:


Jorah Mormont from Game of Thrones is how I found this name. It's more elegant than Judah and less trendy in comparison to Jonah. And it's meaning is absolutely gorgeous.