Expecting a new baby is a huge deal, with lots of responsibilities, and all sorts of things to figure out.
You have to decide on a nursery theme, where your baby will sleep, what your baby will eat, and of course, your baby’s name!
Deciding on the right name for your baby is one of the most significant choices you’ll make, so it’s not surprising that you want to spend so much time trying to find the perfect first name for your baby.
However, if you pour all of your energy into finding a great first name, you might run out of time to find a great middle name!
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Nora.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Nora
Let’s not dilly-dally, here’s the list!
These are real ideas, from real parents of real Noras! Plus a few general middle names that just so happen to sound great and flow with Nora.
My favorite middle names for Nora are Nora Elaine and Nora Estelle.
I like how these “E” names seem to blend so well with the name Nora. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Nora
According to BabyCenter, Nora is a name of Latin origin, short for Honora, meaning “honor.”
Nora is also a shortened form of the Greek name Eleanora, which means “light,”
The name Nora sits at number 38 on the popularity list for girl names for 2021, having bumped down about 5 spots since 2020.
It also has Irish origins, meaning “light” as it does in Greek.
Some famous Noras are singer Norah Jones and screenwriter, journalist, and filmmaker Nora Louise Ephron.
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Nora, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
Hopefully, you found a few you like as well. Tell me in the comments which ones you like, or just your favorite middle names for girls in general.
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Hope this helps!