US Popularity:2965
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:My light; Light
Deriving from Greek and Hebrew roots, Leora is a vibrant girl's name. Leora means “light” in Greek, while in Hebrew, it similarly means “my light.” The unique name can stand on its own or be used as a diminutive of Eleanor for parents looking for a modernized version of the traditional Greek name. Commemorate a sunny day or will a bright future for your little one with a radiant name like this.

Leora Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leora is currently #2158 on The Bump
Girl:Leora is currently #1514 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leora is currently #2965 in U.S. births
Girl:Leora is currently #1601 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 234
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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