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128k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Nora

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Honor
  • #532 All Time
  • #49 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
15k Norah (English)

How popular is the name "Nora" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18804764715#56 girl name
18814984980#55 girl name
18825395390#58 girl name
18835895890#55 girl name
18846486480#56 girl name
18856786708#56 girl name
18867167088#56 girl name
18877437358#56 girl name
18888398327#61 girl name
18898318310#60 girl name
18908408355#63 girl name
18918018010#63 girl name
18929068997#63 girl name
18938318256#67 girl name
18948618547#68 girl name
18958528466#70 girl name
18968448440#71 girl name
18978198127#71 girl name
18988738685#74 girl name
18997097090#80 girl name
19009289199#83 girl name
19017277270#81 girl name
19027327248#86 girl name
19037307246#87 girl name
19047036985#93 girl name
190575374211#92 girl name
190665464410
19076836767
19086486480
19096786708
191076375310
19117887799
191289588213
19138988908
19141,0501,03812
19151,3031,29310
19161,3261,31412
19171,3761,36016
19181,3891,3818
19191,3841,37311
19201,4941,47717
19211,3601,3519
19221,2341,21816
19231,2311,22110
19241,3471,33512
19251,3261,3179
19261,2131,20211
19271,0931,07914
19281,0921,0839
19291,0331,01815
19301,0251,01411
193191590312
193298597114
193390389112
193490088713
193592190912
193680079010
193785684214
193887085812
19398648595
19408508437
194185684511
194285083812
19438648568
19448438430
194584683412
19469749695
19471,1081,09612
19481,0851,0850
19491,2061,1988
19501,1181,1180
19511,1681,15810
19521,1291,1218
19531,1591,14910
19541,1601,1600
19551,0511,0456
19561,1781,1708
19571,1671,1616
19581,1831,1776
19591,2821,2739
19601,3561,34511
19611,1261,1179
19621,0771,0770
19631,0751,0687
19641,0581,0499
19658878798
19668558505
19677337285
19687046977
19697097090
19706746740
19716286235
19726046040
19735745740
19745875870
19755525520
19765195190
19775185180
19785835830
19795355350
19805775698
19815585526
19825625620
19835275198
19845555550
19855475416
19864904855
19875435367
19886046040
198960559510
19905915865
19915735730
19925235230
19935255250
19945295290
19955505455
19965555550
19975635630
19985405400
19995825820
20005395390
20016196190
20026006000
20038358305
20041,0431,0430
20051,1971,1970
20061,3841,3840
20071,4731,4730
20081,5571,5570
20091,6671,6670
20101,9351,9350
20112,2342,2340
20122,8852,8850
20133,5023,5020#82 girl name
20144,7134,7085#49 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Nora? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128,476 babies born with the name Nora in the United States. That's more than enough Noras to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 476 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nora" was in 2014 with a total of 4,708 babies. (That's a lot of baby Noras)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nora" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 87 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 4,713 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Nora" mean?

Nora (English): Honor

The name "Nora" is of English origin and it means "Honor". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 22 other names that are similar to this one.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aron". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Onar". 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.

Where is the name Nora popular?



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

Celebrities named Nora

Traci Lords

Traci Lords is an actress, singer, model, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Traci was born in 1968 as Nora Louise Kuzma in Steubenville, Ohio, United States.

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Nora Arnezeder

Nora Arnezeder is an actress and singer. Nora was born in 1989 in Paris, France.

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Nora Salinas

Nora Salinas is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Nora was born in 1976 as Nora Alicia Ortiz Salinas in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron is a screenwriter, producer, director, and journalist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to 2012. Nora was born in 1941 in New York City.

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Nora Dunn

Nora Dunn is an actress/comedienne with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Nora was born in 1952 as Nora Eloise Dunn in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Susan Clark

Susan Clark is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1963 to 2000. Susan was born in 1940 as Nora Golding in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

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Past life for Nora born Jan 23, 1974

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Nora

Name poster for Nora(click to save the high quality version)

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