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Gender: Female Meaning of Ora: "prayer" Origin of Ora: Latin

The name Ora is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "prayer". Ora and is often added to lists like Italian Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Short and slight.

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Famous People Named Ora

Ora Alexander, American blues singer
Ora Carew, American silent film actress
Ora Washington, American tennis player
Rita Ora, Albanian-British singer

Pop Culture References for the name Ora

Also sounds like the Spanish word for "hour"

Orah, Orareeana, Orabelle, Orra, Orlice, Orabel, Orarariana


Theodora_Phoenix Says:


This spelling is more appealing than Aura but still it sound the same however I prefer Ora

Catastroffy Says:


I quite like this. Una, too.

Mona Says:


Rita Ora, anyone?

Jen Says:


Actually, it's St. Benedict, not St. Francis. Ora et labora is the motto of the Benedictine order.

Italienne Says:


Ora doesn't mean prayer: it means pray! in latin(St Francis motto: ora et labora) and hour in Italian