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Girl Names Starting with Nor-

Nor- baby names and what they mean, with 14 results. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity 9 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.7%) and are almost as popular today (USAGE 0.6%, 21.5%), but with names such as Norma becoming less stylish. Nora (#41) and Norah (#159) are two of the more chic girl names in this compilation, while Norby (TOP 8%) and Nordahl (26%) are familiar Nor- last names.

Nor- names

Nora - Norna

Nora and variants

Nora1, var. Norry1, Norissa, Norelle, Norella, Norah1
Derived fr. English, Greek, Latin words. "Light; woman of honor." Nyra is also a moderately common kid's name.

Honor and variants

Norry2, Norine1, Norina1, Norah2, Nora2
Forms of Honor. Derivative of Latin. "Woman of honor." Common as surnames, and Nora (UPPER 14%) is similar to popular -ora surnames Napora (UPPER 30%), Hora (14%).


Var. of Helen. From Greek. "Sun ray." Adoption of Nora as a birth name in 2015 was up significantly compared to a decade ago. See also Norm.

Norah3, Nora4
Var. of Annora. Root fr. Latin language. "Honor." Nora and Norah are more commonly used as children's names among the versions of Annora.

Norina2, Norah4, Nore, Nora5
Forms of Eleanor. From Old French, Old German. "Other, foreign." Nora and Norah are in the Top 2000.


Form of Leonora. Root fr. Greek element. "Compassion; light." Norah is generally used as a children's name compared to other forms. See also Dorah.

From Old German element. "Northern brightness." Norbela and Norbena are creative variations.

Nordica, var. Norda
Root fr. Latin. "From the North." Outside Top 2000.

Noreen and variants

Noreen, var. Norinne, Norine2, Norene, Noreena
From Irish element. Variant of Nora that originated in .. Noreena and Norinne are more unconventional as children's names among the variant forms of Noreen.

Derivative of Scandinavian language. "From the north." Not in popularity charts. See also Noell.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nor- names: Nora, Norah, Noreen, Norene, Norine, Norma

Derivative of Japanese element. "Law, order." Outside Top 2000.

Norma and variants

Norma, var. Normina, Normie, Norm
Stems fr. Latin word. "The standard or norm." Usage of Norma as a birth name has waned circa 1930-1939.

Normandie, var. Normandy, Normandey, Normandee
.. the province of Normandy in eastern .. Normandee and variants are hardly found as female names, and Normandy occurs frequently (TOP 51%) as a last name.

Norna, var. Norne
Origin fr. Scandinavian element. .. the goddess of time. Nora (UPPER 14%), Noria (44%) are conventional surnames.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Nor- names for girls.

1. Nora - Norna
Nora [Norry, Norah, Norella, Norelle, Norissa], Honor [Nora, Norry, Norah, Norina, Norine], Helen [Nora], Annora [Nora, Norah], Eleanor [Nora, Nore, Norah, Norina], Leonora [Norah], Norbeta, Nordica [Norda], Noreen [Norene, Norine, Noreena, Norinne], Norell, Noriko, Norma [Norm, Normie, Normina], Normandie [Normandy, Normandee, Normandey], Norna [Norne]

Usage comparison for Nor- names