Tora name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tora mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tora

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 6 submissions from all over the world agree the name Tora means "Tiger" and is of Japanese origin.
  2. A submission from Sweden says the name Tora means "Variant of tor (god of thunder)".
  3. According to a user from Australia, the name Tora means "Viking meaning of the God thor".
  4. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tora is of Arabic origin and means "Night".
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Notable Persons Named Tora

Notable Persons Named Tora

Tora Torbergsdatter

Tora was born in 1025 in Giske.

Tora Berger

Tora was born on March 18th, 1981 in Ringerike (municipality).

Tora Sudiro

Tora Sudiro is an actor and comedian. He has been prominent since 2001. Tora was given the name Taura Danang Sudiro on May 10th, 1973 in Jakarta.

Tora Harris

He was most active from 1998 to present. Tora was born on September 21st, 1978 in College Park, Georgia, U.S.

Tora Mosterstong

Tora Augestad

Tora Augestad is a cabaret, classical music, and jazz musician. Tora was given the name Tora Karen Elisabeth Augestad on December 10th, 1979 in Bergen, Norway.

  • Tora Teje
  • Tora Garm-Fex
  • Tora Larsson

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tora

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tora

Nasr-Allah bin Haydar Tora

Nasr-Allah bin Haydar Tora is royalty. His most notable accomplishments were from 1827 to 1860.

Lia Torá

Lia Torá was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1929 to 1971. Lia was born on May 12th, 1907 in Brazil. Lia is also known as Horacia Correa D'Avila. She left this life in 1972.

Mirco Di Tora

Mirco was born on May 19th, 1986 in Ferrara.

Semisi Tora

Semisi was born on January 28th, 1979 in Lautoka.

James Tora

James Tora is a Minister for Police, Justice, National Security, Correctional Services, Minister for Home Affairs, Minister for Infrastructure, Development, Minister for Mines, Energy, Minister for National Reconciliation, Unity, and Peace. James was born on July 16th, 1956 in Hunuta Village, Ugi Islands.

Maciej Tora

Maciej Tora is an athlete for the Rozwój Katowice.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tora U.S.
  White 21.36% 64.26%
  African American 17.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 21.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tora

People with the last name Tora are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Tora

  • How Popular is the name Tora? Tora is the 11,296th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tora was the 157,234th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 943 babies born with the first name Tora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tora to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tora is Friday, September 26th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Tora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tora was in 1976 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Tora Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tora is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Tora: The name spelled backwards is Arot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Raot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 103 people with the last name Tora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tora? Tora is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Tora name meaning

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