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What does Nur mean?

Nur Pronunciation of Nur [nur] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nur) is of Arabic derivation, and Nur means "light". Nur is a variant form of Noor (Arabic). Nur is also a variation of Nuri (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, light (bright).


Nur has 1 variant: Nour.

3 more different relations via Noor, Nuri: Noori, Nuriel and Nuris.

Creative forms:
(male) Nar, Norr, ..

(female) Nune, Nuro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nur Gatlin (N.G.), ..

How popular is Nur?

Nur is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#31704 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nur has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Nur is alike in pronunciation to Ner. Other recommended names are Gur and Nuru. Like Nur, these names are not frequently used.

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