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Thread: Norah vs Nora

  1. #11
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    I'm a UK berry and would have gone for Nora. Whichever works best for you is the better option, though, either way people should get the pronunciation right.
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  2. #13
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    I prefer Nora over Norah but then again I prefer Sara over Sarah and Hanna over Hannah. The silent h at the end just seems so unnecessary.

    However, Norah is fine and I would't think it is a problem if that is what you prefer.
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  3. #15
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    I like both and think both work as a first name. Use what you like,

  4. #17
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    My niece is Nora, so I am partial to that spelling, but I don't think there is anything wrong with Norah.
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  5. #19
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    I like both, actually! Both look complete to me but I would instinctively spell it Nora. I'm from the UK and I'm not sure who Norah James is.
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