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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Noir mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Noir

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  • According to a user from Myanmar, the name Noir is of French origin and means "Black".

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From film noir and French noir.

  1. (film and TV) A production in the style of film noir

noir was also found in the following language(s): French, Middle French, and Old French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Noir

Petite Noir is an electronic music and experimental music musician. He was most active from 2013 to present. Petite was born in Brussels, Belgium.


Jim Noir is an indie pop, neo-psychedelia, and electronica musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Electronic keyboard, and Drum kit. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Jim was given the name Alan Roberts in Davyhulme.


Ricardo Noir is a soccer player for the Racing Club de Avellaneda, Boca Juniors, Barcelona Sporting Club, Newell's Old Boys, and Club Atlético Banfield. Ricardo was born on February 26th, 1987 in Villa Elisa, Entre Ríos.


Michel Noir is a Mayor of Lyon and MayorofLyon. Michel was born on May 19th, 1944 in Lyon.


Jean was born in 1622 in Alençon. He breathed his last breath on April 22nd, 1692.


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Popularity of Noir as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Noir

  • When was the first name Noir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Noir is Monday, May 24th, 1926.
  • How unique is the name Noir? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Noir. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Noir: Your name in reverse order is Rion. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oinr. How do you pronounce that?

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