Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Honor
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Nora Boy)

In 2017 the name Nora...

• was given to 6,036 baby girls
• was the 28th most popular name for baby girls
• was 309% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Vermont
• was least popular in Hawaii, Texas, and California
• was about as popular as Lillian and Zoey
Babies Named Nora Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Nora...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1992
• is 256% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 641% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Penelope, Millie, Eleanor, Everett, Otto, Leo
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Tanna, Kathrin, Ruben, Alfonso, Joseph
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Nora Per State
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Geographically the name Nora...

• 33% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Cora, Eleanor, Evelyn, Owen, Emmett, Everett
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Alyssa, Kimberly, Ashley, Christian, King, Ayden
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Nora by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Nora are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Nora will be the only kid named Nora in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Nora compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Nora rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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