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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Nur

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Light
  • #17169 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
5k Noor (Arabic)
< 1k Noura (Arabic)
< 1k Nura (Arabic)
< 1k Nuru (Swahili)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1981505
1987770
198915105
199012120
199112120
1992880
1993880
199412120
199517170
199624186
199719145
199813130
199913130
200015150
200117170
200219118
200318108
200422166
200515150
200620128
200722175
200816106
2009231112
20101495
2011770
20121596
20131156
201420137

Want to know about the populiarty of Nur? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 419 babies born with the name Nur in the United States. That's more than enough Nurs to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nur" was in 1996 with a total of 18 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nur" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 17 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nur popular?




The map shows the relative popularity of the name Nur 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!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Nur

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

Alternative Meanings

N is for nice, need I say more?

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for realist, the way you are.

Your name in reverse order is "Run". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Unr". 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 Nur born Jun 2, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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