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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nurul

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  • A user from India says the name Nurul is of Arabic origin and means "Trust".
  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Nurul means "Light, Guidance" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Nurul

Nurul Amin was a Vice President of Pakistan, Chief Minister of East Bengal, 8th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Leader of the Opposition, Chief Minister ofEast Bengal, and Leader of the Opposition (Pakistan). Nurul was born on July 15th, 1893 in Shahbazpur Union, Sarail. He breathed his last breath on October 2nd, 1974.


Nurul Izzah Anwar is a Vice-President of People's Justice Party and Vice-President ofPeople's Justice Party. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Nurul was born on November 19th, 1980 in Kuala Lumpur.


Nurul Islam Nahid is a Ministry of Education (Bangladesh). His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Nurul was born on July 5th, 1945 in Beanibazar Upazila.


Elfira Loy is an actress and model. Elfira was given the name Nurul Elfira Loy bt Ahmad Sabri on March 8th, 1994 in Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Elfira is also known as Elfira Loy and Nurul Elfira Loy Ahmad Sabri.


Nurul Sriyankem is a soccer player for the Chonburi F.C., Assumption College (Thailand), Chiangrai United F.C., Thailand national under-23 football team, and Thailand national football team. Nurul was born on February 8th, 1992 in Phatthalung.


Nurul was born on November 21st, 1993 in Khulna.


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Fun Facts about the name Nurul

  • How Popular is the name Nurul? Nurul is the 68,654th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nurul have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Nurul in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nurul? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nurul first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nurul is Saturday, March 14th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Nurul born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nurul was in 1988 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nurul: Your name in reverse order is Lurun. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uruln. How do you pronounce that?

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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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