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Opinions on Liora for a girl please!

(10 Posts)
Louster6 Sun 12-May-13 15:42:09

Liora...yay or nay?

Thank you smile

JeanPaget Sun 12-May-13 16:18:53

Sounds a bit made up to me. Does it have a particular significance for you? (is a regional name, or from literature etc?)

scaevola Sun 12-May-13 16:32:00

I've never come across it before, and don't take to it, sorry.

Decoy Sun 12-May-13 16:32:55

I like it smile

CPtart Sun 12-May-13 16:36:28

Nay, sounds like a made up trying to be different name!

Louster6 Sun 12-May-13 16:42:45

Thanks for all your opinions so far....its a name that I recently came across and I can't decide whether I actually like it or not! I found it unique and interesting but not sure if I can imagine it on a real-life person.

It is a legitimate name though....its Hebrew and means "my light" apparently.

vitaminC Sun 12-May-13 16:47:18

It's very pretty, but I've only ever known Israelis with this name. Yes, in Hebrew it means "you are my light" smile

JumpJockey Sun 12-May-13 16:47:22

One of DD2's friends at nursery is called Liora, middle Eastern origin. Ahe's very sweet, if that helps you! smile

JeanPaget Sun 12-May-13 16:47:32

I actually quite like the sound of it - it's similar to Lenora and Leonie.

But I think you'd get a lot of hmm from people thinking it was made up. If you could face having to explain to people all the time I think it's a nice name though.

Louster6 Sun 12-May-13 16:52:40

True! And probably a few more raised eyebrows when I have to explain that I have no Jewish connection/heritage whatsoever!

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