What does Noora mean?
Noora /noo-ra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Noora is "light; woman of honor". Noora is an alternate spelling of Nora (English, Greek, Latin): short variation Eleanora (Greek) "light". Compare surname Noori.
How popular is Noora?
Noora is a rare first name for women. Noora is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Nora (#49 last year), Norah (#163) and Nonie are the prominent variation forms of Noora (not ranked). These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.596%), except for the version Nonie which has become less in vogue. Norah (#163) and Nora (#49) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, with Nora and Norah enjoying a rekindling in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Noora and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)