Noreen

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20k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
897
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Noreen

"Noreen" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Honor". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Anglicized from Irish Nóirín, diminutive of Nóra ( =Nora).

  1. A female given name of Irish origin.

Notable Persons Named Noreen

Noreen M. Corcoran was an actress, dancer, and singer. She was most prominent from 1951 to 1965. Noreen was born on October 20th, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S. She died on January 15th, 2016.

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Noreen Nash is a film actress. Her career lasted from 1943 to 1962. Noreen was given the name Norabelle Jean Roth on April 4th, 1924 in Wenatchee, Washington, U.S.

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Noreen Kershaw is a television, television director, and television actress. Noreen was born Noreen Kershaw on October 16th, 1950 in Bury.

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Noreen Murray was a in the field of molecular genetics. Noreen was given the name Noreen Elizabeth Parker on February 26th, 1935 in Lancashire. Noreen is also known as Parker and Noreen Elizabeth. She passed away on May 12th, 2011.

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Noreen Evans is an attorney at law. Noreen was born on April 22nd, 1955 in Livermore, California.

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Noreen Hay is a Member of New South Wales Legislative Assembly. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Noreen was born in 1951.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Noreen

Asia was given the name Aasiya Noreen in 1971.

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Kevin Noreen is a basketball player. Kevin was born on June 3rd, 1992. Kevin is also known as Sultan of Slow.

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Adolf was born on March 13th, 1854. He left this life on June 13th, 1925.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 5 5 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 8 8 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 11 11 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 21 21 0
1914 37 37 0
1915 47 47 0
1916 52 52 0
1917 36 36 0
1918 55 55 0
1919 35 35 0
1920 37 37 0
1921 84 84 0
1922 78 78 0
1923 90 90 0
1924 106 106 0
1925 120 120 0
1926 124 124 0
1927 129 129 0
1928 123 123 0
1929 177 177 0
1930 153 153 0
1931 197 197 0
1932 208 208 0
1933 209 209 0
1934 214 214 0
1935 218 218 0
1936 219 219 0
1937 283 283 0
1938 255 255 0
1939 240 240 0
1940 249 249 0
1941 257 257 0
1942 345 345 0
1943 400 400 0
1944 359 359 0
1945 440 440 0
1946 480 480 0
1947 574 574 0
1948 654 654 0
1949 619 619 0
1950 548 548 0
1951 494 494 0
1952 545 545 0
1953 507 507 0
1954 475 475 0
1955 603 603 0
1956 491 491 0
1957 505 505 0
1958 516 516 0
1959 502 502 0
1960 493 493 0
1961 586 586 0
1962 590 590 0
1963 549 549 0
1964 507 507 0
1965 434 434 0
1966 353 353 0
1967 288 288 0
1968 232 232 0
1969 236 236 0
1970 177 177 0
1971 171 171 0
1972 113 113 0
1973 115 115 0
1974 111 111 0
1975 81 81 0
1976 85 85 0
1977 76 76 0
1978 82 82 0
1979 67 67 0
1980 80 80 0
1981 72 72 0
1982 74 74 0
1983 65 65 0
1984 62 62 0
1985 57 57 0
1986 51 51 0
1987 54 54 0
1988 33 33 0
1989 44 44 0
1990 43 43 0
1991 38 38 0
1992 45 45 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 33 33 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 28 28 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 18 18 0
2005 23 23 0
2006 22 22 0
2007 19 19 0
2008 23 23 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 20 20 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 31 31 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 22 22 0

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Popularity of Noreen as a first name

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Popularity of Noreen as a last name

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Common first names for Noreen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Noreen U.S.
  White 84.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Noreen

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

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Fun Facts about the name Noreen

  • How Popular is the name Noreen? Noreen is the 1,674th most popular name of all time. As a last name Noreen was the 27,021st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Noreen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,860 babies born with the first name Noreen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Noreen to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Noreen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Noreen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Noreen is Monday, May 16th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Noreen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Noreen was in 1948 with a total of 654 babies.
  • Random Noreen Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Noreen is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Noreen: Your name in reverse order is Neeron. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enenro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Noreen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 897 people with the last name Noreen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Noreen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Noreen as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k 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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