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Gender: Female Origin of Sonora: Place-name

The name Sonora is a girl's name . Sonora and is often added to lists like Place Names Off The Map and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name sightings".

From the experts:

Sonora may be a more unusual and melodic choice than Sierra, but this Mexican state name may sound too much like Senora to work as a name.

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Famous People Named Sonora

Sonora Smart Dodd, founder of Father's Day
Sonora Rose (b. 1992), daughter of singer Alice Cooper

Pop Culture References for the name Sonora

Sonora Webster, main character of film "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken"