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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 0.8%) and are somewhat less widespread today (USAGE 0.5%, 42.5%), with names such as Norma becoming less stylish. Nora (#30) and Norah (#140) 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

Annora and variants

Norah1, Nora1
Var. of Annora. Root fr. Latin language. "Honor." Noriah is also a marginally prominent baby name.

Norina1, Norah2, Nore, Nora2
Forms of Eleanor. From Old French, Old German. "Other, foreign." Nora (UPPER 14%), comparable to Bora (UPPER 24%), Hora (14%), is a popular -ora suffix surname.


Var. of Helen. From Greek. "Sun ray." Adoption of Nora as a birth name in 2018 was up significantly compared to a decade ago. See also Norm.

Honor and variants

Norry1, Norine1, Norina2, Norah3, Nora4
Forms of Honor. Derivative of Latin. "Woman of honor." Usage of Nora and variants as baby names in 2018 was down 3.2% compared to the year before.

Nora5, var. Norry2, Norissa, Norelle, Norella, Norah4
Derived fr. English, Greek, Latin words. "Light; woman of honor." Norissa and forms were favored 138 years ago and have remained common.


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

Usage comparison for Nor- names