Nur - Meaning of Nur

What does Nur mean?

[ 1 syll. nur, nu-r ] The baby girl name Nur is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Nuh-R †. Nur has its origins in the Arabic language. It is used largely in Arabic and Hebrew. The name Nur means 'light, illumination'. It is derived from the word nawara with the meaning 'to illuminate'.

Forms of the name include the Arabic Nura and the Swahili Nuru.

See also the related categories, light (sun), hebrew, and arabic.

Nur is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Nur include Nurae, Nure, Naire, Nor, Nore, Noree, Nureh, Nairee, Nairey, Nairi, Nairie, Nara, Nari, Nera, Neri, Ngaire, Niree, Nora, Norah, and Noreh.

† English pronunciation for Nur: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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