[ 2 syll. no-rah, nor-ah ] The baby girl name Norah is pronounced as NAOR-aa- †. Norah has its origins in the Old Provençal, Old Greek, and Latin languages. It is used largely in the English and Irish languages.
Norah is an English and Irish familiar form of the English Eleanor.
Norah is also a form of the English Helen.
Norah is also an English and Irish form of Nora.
See also the related category irish.
Norah is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also considered rather trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2000s. Its usage peaked recently in 2017 with 0.115% of baby girls being given the name Norah. It was #136 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #140 with a usage of 0.108%, and it was the 3rd most popular after Nora and Eleanor, among all girl names in its family. The name was thrice as popular as Norah in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Norah: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Norah is Singer, Norah Jones, born 30 March 1979, New York, New York.