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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nour mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nour

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
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English
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Nour is of Arabic origin and means "Light".
  • A user from Tunisia says the name Nour is of Arabic origin and means "Hope and Light".
  • According to a user from Algeria, the name Nour is of Arabic origin and means "According to a user from Algeria,the name nour is of arabic origin and means "light"".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Nour is of Arabic origin and means "Light".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Nour means "Light" and is of Arabic origin.

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Notable Persons Named Nour

Nour was born on November 1st, 1995 in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Nour El-Sherif was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 2013. Nour was born on April 28th, 1946 in Cairo. He died on August 11th, 2015.

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Nour El-Refai is a television presenter, comedian, and actress. Nour was born on November 14th, 1987.

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Nour is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Nour was given the name Marian Farid Abi Habib on December 23rd, 1977 in Beirut.

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Nour was born on March 8th, 1993 in Cairo, Egypt.

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Nour Mhanna is a music of syria and arabic music singing.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nour

Ayman Nour is a Member of the Majilis Al-Sha’ab and Member of theMajilis Al-Sha’ab. Ayman was born on December 5th, 1964 in Mansoura, Egypt.

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Mariam was born on May 24th, 1936 in Lebanon.

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Nour is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Nour was given the name Marian Farid Abi Habib on December 23rd, 1977 in Beirut.

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Nawal was born in 1966 in Khartoum.

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Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour is a Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment, Ministry of Industry, and Small Industries. Mounir was born on August 21st, 1945.

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Alexis Nour is a collaborative fiction, epistolary novel, essay, memoir, novella, and sketch story novelist. He was most active from 1903 to 1940.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 5 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 24 16 8
1990 31 25 6
1991 48 48 0
1992 39 33 6
1993 35 29 6
1994 53 45 8
1995 62 51 11
1996 62 46 16
1997 61 48 13
1998 79 65 14
1999 86 69 17
2000 99 80 19
2001 91 72 19
2002 80 67 13
2003 109 88 21
2004 120 96 24
2005 100 84 16
2006 109 91 18
2007 116 88 28
2008 137 125 12
2009 100 79 21
2010 105 84 21
2011 93 72 21
2012 87 75 12
2013 91 76 15
2014 84 69 15
2015 119 97 22
2016 100 87 13
2017 109 89 20

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Popularity of Nour as a first name

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Popularity of Nour as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nour U.S.
  White 55.67% 64.26%
  African American 35.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nour

People with the last name Nour are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Nour

  • How Popular is the name Nour? Nour is the 5,885th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nour was the 37,646th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nour have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,491 babies born with the first name Nour in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nour to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nour? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nour first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nour is Monday, August 15th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Nour born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nour was in 2008 with a total of 125 babies.
  • Random Nour Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nour is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Nour: Your name in reverse order is Ruon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nour? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 591 people with the last name Nour.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nour? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nour as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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