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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Noor

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How popular is the baby name Noor in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 7 7 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 268 238 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
2015 313 272 41

Fun Facts about the name Noor

  • How many people with the first name Noor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,541 babies born with the first name Noor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Noor to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Noor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Noor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Noor is Monday, October 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Noor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Noor was in 2015 with a total of 272 babies.
  • Random Noor Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Noor is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Noor: Your name in reverse order is Roon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Noor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Noor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,555 people with the last name Noor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Noor? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Noor as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Noor as a first name

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Popularity of Noor as a last name

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Common last names for Noor

  • Begum
  • Mohamed

Common first names for Noor

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Noor U.S.
  White 17.03% 64.26%
  African American 35.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 39.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Noor

People with the last name Noor are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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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.

From Arabic نُور (nūr, “light”).

  1. A female or male given name of Arabic origin.

Noor was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Other Inspirations for the Name Noor

Noor Inayat Khan
Noor Jehan
Noor Pahlavi
Noor Sports
Noor Tagouri
Noor Almaleki
Noor Mosque
Noor Tv

What does the name Noor mean?

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

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