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< 1k
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since 1880

Nur

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6k Noor (Arabic)
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How popular is the baby name Nur in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 0 5
1987 7 7 0
1989 15 10 5
1990 12 12 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 24 18 6
1997 19 14 5
1998 13 13 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 19 11 8
2003 18 10 8
2004 22 16 6
2005 15 15 0
2006 20 12 8
2007 22 17 5
2008 16 10 6
2009 23 11 12
2010 14 9 5
2011 7 7 0
2012 15 9 6
2013 11 5 6
2014 20 13 7
2015 25 12 13

Want to know about the popularity of the Nur baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 444 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 one of the most popular Kentucky names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

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.

Origin and Meaning of Nur

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Nur

Nur Academy
Nur Bekri
Nur Center
Nur Fettaho─člu
Nur Jahan
Nur Misuari
Nur Ali
Nur German
Nur Khan
Nur Temple

Alternative Meanings

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

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 Sep 9, 2007

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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 Northern England approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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