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The name Nora is of Greek origin, and means light.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Nora has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Nora
Use of the Name Nora for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
105,058 35,708 14,610 6,386 3,607 1,852 1,027
The table below indicates the number of times the name Nora has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Nora
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188056471  
188155498  
188258539  
188355589  
188456648  
1885566707478
1886567087448
1887567357278
1888618328917
188960831  
189063836  
189163801  
1892638999267
1893678259986
1894688549267
189570846  
189671844  
1897718129127
189874868  
189980709  
1900839209529
190181727  
1902867249048
190387724  
190493698  
19059274177811
190610164483710
1907104676  
1908110648  
1909107668  
1910111753  
1911116778  
1912130879  
1913135890  
19141431,039  
19151441,294  
19161551,311  
19171541,359  
19181611,380  
19191611,375  
19201571,476  
19211671,351  
19221801,215  
19231791,220  
19241721,336  
19251711,320  
19261761,202  
19271891,078  
19281901,080  
19291931,020  
19301901,012  
1931202901  
1932189965  
1933191895  
1934200885  
1935192909  
1936211789  
1937202843  
1938203856  
1939204859  
1940209842  
1941209848  
1942228839  
1943230857  
1944225837  
1945228835  
1946229969  
19472251,095  
19482261,081  
19492181,194  
19502251,119  
19512241,157  
19522341,121  
19532381,143  
19542371,158  
19552571,046  
19562431,170  
19572511,158  
19582531,181  
19592421,272  
19602361,349  
19612731,112  
19622731,078  
19632781,066  
19642801,048  
1965303878  
1966300847  
1967325727  
1968330696  
1969336710  
1970366673  
1971375621  
1972364603  
1973369574  
1974367586  
1975377552  
1976396517  
1977403516  
1978367582  
1979404536  
1980401567  
1981406546  
1982409560  
1983421516  
1984392554  
1985412539  
1986446483  
1987416534  
1988398601  
1989416594  
1990431585  
1991445572  
1992473521  
1993481524  
1994474528  
1995463543  
1996451555  
1997450562  
1998476539  
1999457580  
2000501538  
2001448618  
2002468599  
2003367825  
20043061,027  
Totals:  105,058 96

During the last 125 years, parents have used Nora as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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