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Popularity
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Noor

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Light
  • #3511 All Time
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How popular is the name "Noor" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 6 6 0
1980 13 7 6
1981 18 13 5
1982 17 17 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 30 23 7
1985 35 28 7
1986 33 21 12
1987 25 25 0
1988 48 36 12
1989 56 51 5
1990 66 54 12
1991 100 88 12
1992 84 76 8
1993 113 96 17
1994 107 92 15
1995 111 94 17
1996 137 127 10
1997 131 118 13
1998 139 123 16
1999 217 182 35
2000 217 202 15
2001 234 209 25
2002 228 203 25
2003 234 212 22
2004 224 202 22
2005 248 203 45
2006 259 227 32
2007 246 205 41
2008 267 237 30
2009 252 223 29
2010 267 230 37
2011 268 240 28
2012 246 220 26
2013 251 231 20
2014 280 256 24

Want to know about the populiarty of Noor? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,226 babies born with the name Noor in the United States. That's more than enough Noors to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Noor" was in 2014 with a total of 256 babies.

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Noor" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of only 111 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Noor popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Noor in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Noor" mean? The list below shows the origins of Noor as well as things modernly associated with the name Noor such as celebrities named Noor.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Noor

The name "Noor" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Light". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Your name in reverse order is "Roon". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rono". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Noor born Oct 3, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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