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A famous bearer of this name is Queen Noor of Jordan.
-- Jenna R  8/19/2005
Another famous bearer of the name Noor was a WWII heroine, Noor Inayat Khan.
-- jellsworth  11/26/2005
The Kohinoor Diamond, now part of the British crown jewels.
-- kammy  8/18/2007
Really nice name, when I have kids of my own I will keep one of them by this name. Briliant name!
-- asyboo  2/17/2008
Noor may be short for Eleanor/Ellinor. I've also heard it may be derived from the Greek "Eleos" - compassion, mercy. Either way I love both the short, sassy Noor and the Dutch diminutive Noortje.
-- zoe80  8/8/2008
In Arabic this pretty name means "the light". For example, the famous Jordanian queen was actually called Noor al-Hussein "the light of Hussein (her husband, the king).
-- Hetu  9/9/2010
In Dutch Noor or Noortje (a diminutive version) is most likely short for Nora or Eleonora. [noted -ed]
-- Kaat5  5/16/2012

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