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What does Noura mean?

Noura Pronunciation of Noura [noura] as a girls' name. The name Noura means "light". Noura is a variant form of Nura (Arabic, Aramaic).

Associated with: light.


Noura has 1 variant: Nuru.

3 more related forms via Nura: Noor, Nour and Nur.

Creative forms:
(female) Noera, Noula, ..

(male) Nouna, Nouru, ..

Middle name pairings:
Noura Abbie (N.A.), ..

How popular is Noura?

Noura is an uncommon given name for females. Noura is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Noura (outside Top 2000) are Noor (#985 in 2015) and Nour. Other variants, like Nur, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Noura was more pronounced among parents in 2008 and is almost as widespread today. Noor has generally been a favorite of parents. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Noura is pronounced similarly to Nari, Neera, Nera, Nira, Noora, Nora, Norah and Norry. Other recommended names are Alura, Aura, Azura, Bora, Cora, Dobra, Dora, Doura, Kora, Laura, Lora, Lorra, Lowra, Lura, Maura, Moira, Mora, Moyra, Nadra, Natura, Nedra, Nehura (see Nehara), Noa, Noela, Nola, Nona, Nonna, Noola, Norda, Nore, Norm, Norma, Norna, Nova, Novia, Nowla, Nula, Rora, Shura, Taura, Tora, Zohra and Zora. These names tend to be more frequently used than Noura.

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