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Gender: Female Origin of Noreen: English, diminutive of Nora Meaning of Nora: Irish, diminutive of Honora, or Greek, "light"

The name Noreen is a girl's name of English, Irish origin. Noreen and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Noreen's in limbo, especially now that Nora has made a comeback.

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Famous People Named Noreen

Noreen Corcoran, American actress
Noreen Murray, English molecular geneticist and vaccine pioneer
Noreen Young, Canadian puppeteer
Noreen Kershaw, English actress
Noreen Nash, American actress
Noureen DeWulf, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Noreen

Noreen, character in movie "50 First Dates"
Noreen Hurlock, character in movie "It Was an Accident"
Noreen Bell, character on British soap "Emmerdale"

Nurine, Norina, Norena, Norene, Noreena, Nureen, Noreene, Norine


Daiseymae Says:


I kind of like this name. I went to school with a Noreen, and she was just pretty and delightful girl.

Impwood Says:


I can't make out why, but this spelling looks out of balance to me.