US Popularity:454
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Honor, dignity; Light
Norah is a feminine name of Latin origin. A respelling of Nora and a short form of Eleanor, this name means “honor” or “dignity.” This makes is a beautiful way to teach baby the importance of respectability Alternatively, Norah has connections to the Greek name Eleanor, as a possible diminutive, meaning "light." If you can already sense baby’s majestic presence and endless potential, Norah will leave a powerful mark on them.

Norah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Norah is currently #446 on The Bump
Girl:Norah is currently #182 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Norah is currently #454 in U.S. births
Girl:Norah is currently #154 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 17
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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