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Zora

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Serbo-Croatian
"dawn"

Zora Origin and Meaning

The name Zora is a girl's name of Arabic, Slavic, African origin meaning "dawn".
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.
# 877 in the US

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Famous People Named Zora

  • Zora Neale HurstonAmerican novelist
  • Zora AndrichAmerican model and actress
  • Zora CrossAustralian poet and author
  • Zora DirnbachCroatian writer
  • Izora "Zora" FairAmerican Civil War spy
  • Zora JandováCzech singer and actress
  • Zora KerovaCzech actress
  • Zora KostkováCzech actress
  • Zora MintalováZubercová , Slovakian ethnographer, historian and museologist
  • Zora PetrovićSerbian painter
  • Zora TavčarSlovene writer, essayist and translator
  • Zora VeseckáCzech actress
  • Zora WolfováCzech translator
  • Zora YoungAmerican singer
  • Zorka JanůCzech actress, sister of Lída Baarová
  • Zora ArkusDuntov, Belgian,American male engineer

Zora in Pop Culture

  • Zora Lancastercharacter from "Sonny with a Chance"
  • Zora Decembercountess from "The Jewel of the Kalderash"
  • The Zorarace of aquatic people in "Legend of Zelda" series
  • Zora Rothsteincharacter from "Star of Babylon"
  • Zora la VampiraItalian comic book erotic character
  • Zoracharacter in the "Powers" comics
  • ZorraSpanish word meaning literally "vixen"
  • Zoraname taken by the computer of the USS Discovery after the ship had been abandoned for almost a thousand years. The computer had, over the centuries, developed an artificial intelligence complete with a personality.
  • This personality was gendered female and had a predilection for the 1957 film Funny Facestarring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. A holographic representation of Zora also performed a dance of the film with Craft on the bridge of the Discovery. From the Star Trek: Short Treks episode "Calypso"
  • Zora Salazarcowboy, bounty hunter, and the final antagonist in season one of the web series Epithet Erased. She has time powers.