What does Norman mean?

Norman means "Northman, Norseman"

How do we pronounce Norman?

Norman \nor-man, no-rm-an\ is a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables.

The baby boy name Norman used as a meaning of girl name, but the use for boys is more common. Its pronunciation is NAORMahN 1.

1 Pronunciation for Norman: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

What is the origin of Norman?

Norman is largely used in the English, German, and Scottish languages, and its origin is Germanic and Old Norse. From Germanic roots, its meaning is Northman, Norseman, Norman, Viking, northerner. Two-element name from the elements 'nord' meaning north ; 'man'. Nordman (Germanic) is an older form of Norman. The first name is generally derived from 'Northman' in reference to the Vikings in the area from modern-day Normandy who conquered England in the 11th century; they were commonly known as the Normans after the Conquest. The invading Normans were originally Scandinavian settlers from France, but the name Norman was already in use in England prior to the Conquest as a byname for Scandinavian settlers in England. The use of the name became more widespread after the Conquest. It fell into decline by the 14th century before seeing a revival in the 18th century. The appearance of the fictional character Norman May in C. M. Yonge's novel 'The Daisy Chain' (1856) further popularized the name. In Scotland, the name is popular among the Clan McLeod, and it taken as the Anglicized version of Tormod meaning of name; this usage was similarly introduced by Norse conquerors to Gaelic speakers. Norman is an English variant of the name name Tormod meaning (Scandinavian, Scottish, and Gaelic). The name Normina definition (English and Scottish) is the female equivalent of Norman. Norman has 19 variants that are used in both English and other languages.

Variants used in English consist of Normand meaning, Normando pronounciation, Normano name, nicknames for Norme, Normea name variations, Normee meaning, name Normen meaning, short names for Normey, Normi definition, meaning of Normin, baby name Normon, name Normun meaning, Normy meaning of name, and Normyn name variations. The short form Norm name variations, the diminutive form Normie meaning of name, and the variant spelling Normann pronounciation (also used in German) are other English forms. A variant of Norman in other languages is Tormod meaning and origin (Scandinavian and Scottish). Another foreign variant is the diminutive form Norrie meaning and origin (Scottish). See also the related forms, Norris name variations (English) and Norma meaning of name (English, German, Hungarian, and Italian).

The following famous people share the name Norman:

  • Author Norman Mailer, born Norman Kingsley Mailer, 31 January 1923 - 10 November 2007, Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Boxer Kid McCoy, born Norman Selby, 13 October 1872 - 18 April 1940, Rush County, Indiana
  • Comedian Norman Wisdom, born 4 February 1915, Marylebone, London, England
  • Fashion Designer Norman Hartnell, born 12 June 1901 - 8 June 1979, London, England
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  • Norman Schwarzkopf, born Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, 22 August 1934, Trenton, New Jersey
  • Techno Musician Norman Cook, born 13 July 1963, Bromley, England.

List of baby names that is pronounced like Norman:

name Normann meaning (English and German), Normen meaning of name, Normon meaning of name, name Normun origin, Naran pronounciation, nicknames for Naren (Indian), Narin name variations, Narno name variations, name Naron origin, what does the name Narun mean, meaning of Naryn, Nayrne meaning, Neeren name popularity, meaning of Neerin, Neiren name, Neirin meaning and origin, Neron meaning and origin (French, Slavic, and Spanish), Nerone name popularity (Italian), meaning of Niram (Hebrew), and Niran pronounciation.

The baby name Norman fun facts:

The name Norman in reverse order is "Namron".

The numerological value of the name Norman is number 3, which means expression, verbalization, socialization, the arts, the joy of living.

How popular is Norman?

Norman is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames