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

What does the name Noori mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Noori

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Noori is of Persian origin and means "Light, Shining".

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Alt. Meaning

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

O is for organized, you always know where things are

O is for original, one of a kind!

R is for rock star, let it out!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Noori

Sheikh was born in 1843. He passed away on July 31st, 1909.


Adel was born on November 12th, 1979 in Xinjiang, China.


His military service ended in 2001. Norullah was born in 1967 in 1967.


He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 2012.


Khaleqdaad was born on January 1st, 1984 in Baghlan, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan.


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Popularity of Noori as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Noori U.S.
  White 54.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 34.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Noori

People with the last name Noori are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Noori

  • How Popular is the name Noori? Noori is the 64,266th most popular name of all time. As a last name Noori was the 24,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Noori have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Noori in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Noori? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Noori first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Noori is Sunday, January 1st, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Noori born? The highest recorded use of the first name Noori was in 2008 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Noori: Your name in reverse order is Iroon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nioro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Noori? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,016 people with the last name Noori.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Noori? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Noori as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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