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Gender: Female Meaning of Norah: "woman of honor" Origin of Norah: Spelling variation of Nora, diminutive of Honora Norah's Popularity in 2017: #136

The name Norah is a girl's name meaning "woman of honor". Norah is ranked #136 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "Your Six Kids - Take Three, Leave Three".

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The skyrocketing success of singer Norah Jones brought this spelling of the name onto the pop charts in 2003.

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Famous People Named Norah

Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar), American singer-songwriter
Norah Morahan O’Donnell, American TV journalist
Norah O'Neill, American pilot
Norah Irene Flatley, American 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

Pop Culture References for the name Norah

Norah Silverberg, "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"
Norah O'More, character in G. A. Henty's "Won by the Sword"