Norman - Meaning of Norman
[ 2 syll. nor-man, no-rm-an ] The baby girl name Norman is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced NAORMahN †. Norman has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in English. The meaning of Norman is 'Northman, Norseman, Norman, Viking, northerner'. It is derived from nord meaning 'north' ; man. See Norman for more information.
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Norman is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1929, 0.005% of baby girls were named Norman. It was #976 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is used on a very modest scale now. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Norman, Nora was the most popular. Norman has primarily been a boy name in the last century. In 1929, 97 times more boys than girls were given the name Norman.
Baby names that sound like Norman include Nareane, Nareen, Nareene, Nerin, Nerine, Nérine, Noirin, Noreen, Norene, Norine, Normah, Normee, Normi, Normie, Nornah, Nurin, Narani, Narumi, Nerina, and Normina.
† 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)"