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Updated May 24, 2023

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew: God's fire

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hindi: Light

How Popular Is The Name Noor

Family name origins & meanings

  • Arabic: from a personal name based on Arabic nūr ‘light’, ‘illumination’. Al-Nūr ‘the Light’, is an attribute of Allah. It is also found in compound names such as Nūr Allah (Nurullah) ‘Light of Allah’ and Nūr ud-Dīn (Nuruddin) ‘Light of Religion’.
  • Dutch: ethnic name for a Norwegian.

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