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Origin of the name NUR.
Etymology of the name NUR.
Meaning of the baby name NUR.

  

NUR (נוּר).  m. Aramaic.  From the Semitic root nur, meaning "fire." (Notes & Queries, v.67, 1883).  Related to the Arabic.

NUR (نور).  Unisex.  Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word nûr, meaning "light."  Noora, Noura, and Nura are feminine forms.

... The sense of the word (Kanuri) is unknown, although by a complacent popular etymology referred to the Arabic nûr, "light," whence Ka-Nuri, or "People of Light," earned by their mission of illuminators amid the darkness of the surrounding heathen world. (Earth and Its Inhabitants: Africa, Reclus-Keane, 1892)

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