Lora is a common family name in the Spanish language, which was also a medieval given name. It was originally a patronymic meaning flower of the bay. It is also a given name.


People with the surname Lora

  • Alberto Lora Ramos (born 1987), Spanish football player
  • Alex Lora (born 1952), Mexican musician and composer
  • Francisco Augusto Lora, former vice president of the Dominican Republic and presidential candidate
  • Gonzalo Lora, Spanish born, Mexican based actor, producer and production manager
  • Guillermo Lora (1922-2009), Trotskyist leader in Bolivia
  • Luis Eduardo Lora (born 1986), Colombian football player
  • Mathias Loras (1792-1858), French priest, first Bishop of the Dubuque Diocese
  • Miguel "Happy" Lora (born 1961), Colombian boxer
  • Ñico Lora (1880-1971), Dominican, father of Merengue music
  • Saturnino and Mariano Lora, Cuban brothers, war heroes

People with the given name Lora


  • Lora, Norway, a village in Lesja municipality in Oppland
  • Lora, Chile a town on the Mataquito River, Chile
  • Lora, a frazioni in the municipality of Campegine, Italy
  • Lora (Split), a neighborhood and naval base in Split, Croatia
  • Lora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a village and union council in Pakistan
  • Lora de Estepa, a municipality in the province of Seville, Spain
  • Lora del Río, a municipality in the province of Seville, Spain


  • Lora or Leptophis ahaetulla, a Parrot Snake found in northern South America and Trinidad and Tobago
  • Grey Lora or Leptophis stimsoni, a small snake which is endemic to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Lora (genus), a gastropod genus of the turridae family


  • Lora River, Pakistan
  • Falls of Lora, a tidal race which forms at the mouth of Loch Etive, Scotland
  • Loras College, a four-year Catholic university located in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Lora, an Ancient Roman term for a wine substitute later known as piquette
  • LORA, a theatre quasiballistic missile produced in Israel
  • LORA, an acronym for "Level Of Repair Analysis", see Integrated Logistics Support
  • LORA, an acronym for "Logic Of Rational Agents", see BDI Software Agents
  • Lora, a 2007 Hungarian film

See also

  • Laura (disambiguation)

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  • Lora — steht für: eine Variante des weiblichen Vornamens Eleonore eine Variante des weiblichen Vornamens Hannelore Alfred Lora (* 1931), deutscher Jazz und Unterhaltungsmusiker Lora Grigorjewna Jakowlewa (* 1932), russische Schachspielerin und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lora — 1. f. Am. loro (ǁ papagayo). 2. Am. Hembra del loro. 3. coloq. Am. Mujer charlatana. 4. C. Rica. Serpiente venenosa, con la parte dorsal de color verde intenso separada de la ventral, más clara, por una línea lateral amarilla que corre a lo largo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Lora — (L. del Rio), Flecken in der spanischen Provinz Sevilla, rechts am Guadalquivir; Seidenraupenzucht; Minerallquellen; 5000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lora — f German form of LAURA (SEE Laura), occasionally also used in the English speaking world. Variant: Lore …   First names dictionary

  • Lora — Lora, Lore Kurzform von Eleonora bzw. → Eleonore; slawische Nebenform von → Laura (Bedeutung: Lorbeerkranz) und → Larissa (Bedeutung: die aus Larissa Stammende) …   Deutsch namen

  • LORA — vide infra Lorea …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • lora — |ó| s. f. [Portugal: Beira] O mesmo que lura …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • lora — lȏra ž DEFINICIJA reg. komad drveta na kojem se zarezima bilježi račun; rovaš …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • lora — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż Ia, CMc. lorze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} odkryty wagon kolejowy; platforma kolejowa lub samochodowa <niem. z ang.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • lora — sustantivo femenino 1. Origen: América. Loro. 2. Uso/registro: restringido en España. Origen: América. Hembra del loro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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