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Noor (girl)

What does Noor mean?

Noor Pronunciation of Noor [noor] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Noor) means "light". Noor is an alternate form of Nura (Arabic, Aramaic).

Associated with: light.


Noor has 2 variants: Nour and Nur.

2 more relations via Nura: Noura and Nuru.

Creative forms:
(female) Naior, Neior, ..

(male) Nonor, Noru, ..

Middle name pairings:
Noor Carrie (N.C.), ..

How popular is Noor?

Noor is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#20484 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Noor was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #985 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noor name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Noor outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nour is the only other popular variation form of Noor (#985 via latest list). Other variants, like Nuru, are seldom used. These relations of Noor reached the height of their popularity in the year 2008 (average #1433) and are almost as common today (#1492, 13% less usage). Noor is the all-time favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noor, Nour in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Noor and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Noor is pronounced similarly to Nore. Other recommended names are Amor, Azor, Cor, Dior, Flor, Honor, Lior, Nanor, Ninor, Noa, Noe, Noel, Nola, Nona, Noni, Noola, Noora, Nora, Norm, Norry and Nova. These names tend to be more commonly used than Noor.

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