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pinWhat does Noreen mean?

Noreen /no-reen/ as a girls' name is pronounced nor-EEN. It is of Irish origin. Variant of Nora that originated in Ireland.


Noreen has 4 variants: Noreena, Norene, Norine and Norinne.

Noreen has 5 more related forms via Nora: Nonie, Norah, Norella, Norelle and Norry.

Kreatif forms: Neireen, Noreennei, Noreennoe. [more]

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Noreen is a very prominent first name for women (#785 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#27669 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Noreen for girls. Noreen entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #369 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Noreen name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Noreen and related names. Nora (#49 via latest list), Norah (#163), Norine, Norene and Nonie are the prominent variation forms of Noreen listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Norry, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Noreen is common today (average #702), except for the forms Nonie, Noreen, Norene and Norine which have become less fashionable. Norah and Nora are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Nora and Norah.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Noreen, Nonie, Nora, Norah, Norene, Norine in U.S.

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

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Noreen is alike in pronunciation to Niran and Nureen. Other recommended similar baby names are Coleen, Coree, Coreen, Coren, Correen, Doree, Doreyn, Dorreen, Ireen, Jorden, Kareen, Koren, Lorenn, Mareen, Moreen, Noeleen, Nolen, Nore, Norina, Norm, Norna, Sareen, Treen, Zareen and Zoreen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Noreen.