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Norman Meaning


What does Norman mean?

The name Norman is of French origin.

The meaning of Norman is "from the north".

Norman is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Nor-man.

The Given Name Norman

Norman appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of distinction and spirit, a little trailblazer.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Norman falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Norman 'Turkey' Stearnes, Norman Angell, and Norman Bates.

Norman Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,224 in baby name popularity for boys with 151 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,123 in baby name popularity for boys with 170 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Norman Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Norman has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Norman to other names.

Norman Related Names

Variants of the name Norman include Normand.

The names Normanna, Normina are all forms of Norman.

Norman has the diminutives (nicknames) Norm, Norrie.

Famous Normans

  • Norman 'Turkey' Stearnes ~ Baseball Player
  • Norman Angell ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1933
  • Norman Bates ~ Psycho character
  • Norman Borlaug ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1970
  • Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1989
  • Norman Haworth ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1937
  • Norman Mailer ~ Writer
  • Norman Reedus ~ Actor

Norman Numerology

What will your new littleNorman be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Norman Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Norman in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Norman.

Just for fun, see the name Norman in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Norman in Nautical Flags page.