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What does Noreen mean?

Noreen Pronunciation of Noreen as a girls' name is pronounced nor-EEN. It is of Irish origin. Variant of Nora that originated in Ireland.




VARIANTS Noreena, Norene, Norine, Norinne

RELATED FORMS VIA NORA Nonie, Norah, Norella, Norelle, Norry



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How popular is Noreen?

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)

Noreen entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #351 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Nora (#30 VIA LATEST LIST), Norah (#140), Nonie, Norene and Norine are the prominent variation forms of Noreen listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Norry, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Noreen was common in the 1880s (AVERAGE #1061) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1361, DOWN 10.6%), but with the form Noreen falling out of fashion. Nora and Norah are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noreen, Nonie, Nora, Norah, Norene, Norine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Noreen is alike in pronunciation to Niran and Nureen. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aireen, Breen, Careen, Coleen, Coree, Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Correen, Dareen, Doree, Doreen, Doreyn, Dorreen, Eireen, Ireen, Ivoreen, Joleen, Jorden, Kareen, Koree, Koreen, Koreena, Koren, Loree, Loreen, Loreene, Loren, Lorenn, Lorren, Mareen, Moreen, Morgen, Nadeen, Noeleen, Nolen, Nore, Norell, Norina, Norm, Norma, Normie, Norna, Norne, Nyree, Sareen, Treen, Zareen and Zoreen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Noreen.