The name Zora is a girl's name of Arabic, Slavic, African origin meaning "dawn". Zora is ranked #982 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Zora is a meaningful literary heroine name honoring Zora Neale Hurston, an important black writer and leader of the Harlem Renaissance.
Spelled Zorah, it is a biblical place name, and is also the name of a character in the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta Ruddigore.
Fairly well used from the 1880s until 1940, Zora reached a high of Number 293 in 1885. Before you choose this name, however, you should know that the Spanish word zorra means the kind of woman you would never want your daughter to grow up to be.
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