Norah Origin and Meaning
The name Norah is a girl's name meaning "woman of honor, light".
The skyrocketing success of singer Norah Jones brought this spelling of the name onto the pop charts in 2003. As well as being a spelling variant of Nora in English, it's also an alternative transcription of the Arabic name Nura, from Nur/Noor "light".
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Famous People Named Norah
- Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar)American singer,songwriter
- Norah Morahan O’DonnellAmerican TV journalist
- Norah O'NeillAmerican pilot
- Norah Royce (Turner) DockerLady Docker, English socialite
- Norah Margaret Ruth Cordner JamesEnglish novelist
- Norah Irene FlatleyAmerican gymnast
- Norah Müller (b. 2004)daughter of Swiss footballer Patrick Müller
- Norah Eaves (b. 2010)daughter of ice hockey player Patrick Eaves
- Norah Smith (b. 2008)daughter of reality TV personality Matt Smith
Norah in Pop Culture
- Norah Silverbergcharacter in film "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"
- Norah O'Morecharacter in G. A. Henty's "Won by the Sword"
- Norah Stoakescharacter in "The Sky is Falling" by Kit Pearson
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