Noor (name)

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Nour
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Pronunciation [ˈnuːɾ]
Gender Unisex
Origin
Word/name Arabic
Meaning light

Noor (also spelled Nur, Nor, or Nour, Arabic: نور‎‎, Urdu: نورALA-LC: Nūr IPA: [nuːr]) is a common Arabic unisex name meaning light.[1] An-Nur, meaning "the light" in Arabic.

In Dutch and Flemish Noor can be a form of Eleonore cognate to the English name Eleanor, the first bearer of which was Eleanor of Aquitaine and is probably Occitan in origin. Noor is currently a popular name for baby girls in the Flemish part of Belgium.

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Arabic-based compound names with Nur as an element[edit]

  • Nurullah, that is Nur Allah, meaning light of God
  • Nur al-Din, that is Nur al- Din, meaning light of the religion/faith
  • Noor ul-Haq, that is Nur al- Haqq, meaning light of the truth
  • Nur ul-Huda, that is Nur al- Huda, meaning light of the guidance
  • Nurul Islam, that is Nur al- Islam, meaning light of Islam
  • Nuruzzaman, that is Nur al- Zaman, meaning light of the era
  • Abdel Nour, that is Abd al- Nur, meaning servant of the light
  • Nuri, meaning luminous or my light
  • Núria is an Arabic Catalan girl's name, meaning light

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