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Norman

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How popular is the baby name Norman in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 102 0 102
1881 95 0 95
1882 107 0 107
1883 106 0 106
1884 130 0 130
1885 118 0 118
1886 161 0 161 #96 boy name
1887 119 0 119
1888 156 0 156
1889 141 0 141
1890 156 0 156
1891 163 0 163 #99 boy name
1892 191 0 191 #98 boy name
1893 172 6 166
1894 199 0 199 #95 boy name
1895 211 0 211 #91 boy name
1896 178 0 178
1897 197 0 197 #91 boy name
1898 207 0 207 #96 boy name
1899 228 5 223 #84 boy name
1900 321 5 316 #82 boy name
1901 238 0 238 #83 boy name
1902 261 5 256 #84 boy name
1903 238 0 238 #86 boy name
1904 305 0 305 #77 boy name
1905 355 5 350 #71 boy name
1906 324 0 324 #76 boy name
1907 368 6 362 #75 boy name
1908 374 0 374 #74 boy name
1909 415 0 415 #75 boy name
1910 557 0 557 #63 boy name
1911 691 0 691 #63 boy name
1912 1,378 11 1,367 #61 boy name
1913 1,759 11 1,748 #57 boy name
1914 2,348 13 2,335 #54 boy name
1915 3,282 20 3,262 #50 boy name
1916 3,633 24 3,609 #48 boy name
1917 3,809 20 3,789 #46 boy name
1918 3,895 28 3,867 #49 boy name
1919 3,832 24 3,808 #48 boy name
1920 4,142 33 4,109 #47 boy name
1921 4,505 26 4,479 #46 boy name
1922 4,564 37 4,527 #44 boy name
1923 4,735 28 4,707 #44 boy name
1924 5,078 35 5,043 #42 boy name
1925 5,012 37 4,975 #41 boy name
1926 5,342 55 5,287 #39 boy name
1927 5,534 48 5,486 #39 boy name
1928 5,634 47 5,587 #39 boy name
1929 5,209 55 5,154 #40 boy name
1930 5,337 41 5,296 #40 boy name
1931 5,456 36 5,420 #36 boy name
1932 5,315 46 5,269 #37 boy name
1933 4,995 39 4,956 #37 boy name
1934 5,009 21 4,988 #38 boy name
1935 5,058 19 5,039 #38 boy name
1936 4,670 24 4,646 #43 boy name
1937 4,698 23 4,675 #43 boy name
1938 4,989 38 4,951 #43 boy name
1939 4,756 17 4,739 #44 boy name
1940 4,602 25 4,577 #48 boy name
1941 4,477 23 4,454 #49 boy name
1942 4,700 20 4,680 #53 boy name
1943 4,542 21 4,521 #56 boy name
1944 4,095 26 4,069 #58 boy name
1945 3,741 16 3,725 #65 boy name
1946 4,183 21 4,162 #76 boy name
1947 4,425 15 4,410 #81 boy name
1948 3,913 18 3,895 #85 boy name
1949 3,679 8 3,671 #90 boy name
1950 3,664 23 3,641 #90 boy name
1951 3,743 14 3,729 #90 boy name
1952 3,588 16 3,572 #96 boy name
1953 3,385 15 3,370 #98 boy name
1954 3,422 12 3,410 #99 boy name
1955 3,431 27 3,404
1956 3,443 19 3,424
1957 3,354 15 3,339
1958 3,084 18 3,066
1959 2,795 20 2,775
1960 2,719 24 2,695
1961 2,699 13 2,686
1962 2,800 12 2,788
1963 2,502 20 2,482
1964 2,269 14 2,255
1965 2,323 19 2,304
1966 2,184 15 2,169
1967 1,973 20 1,953
1968 1,787 22 1,765
1969 1,675 20 1,655
1970 1,538 14 1,524
1971 1,363 20 1,343
1972 1,186 11 1,175
1973 1,000 10 990
1974 1,009 9 1,000
1975 858 9 849
1976 833 8 825
1977 770 14 756
1978 752 13 739
1979 704 8 696
1980 733 7 726
1981 684 0 684
1982 639 5 634
1983 631 6 625
1984 601 7 594
1985 583 9 574
1986 501 0 501
1987 531 6 525
1988 500 8 492
1989 496 0 496
1990 443 0 443
1991 519 0 519
1992 405 0 405
1993 393 0 393
1994 328 0 328
1995 278 0 278
1996 262 0 262
1997 294 0 294
1998 270 0 270
1999 235 0 235
2000 268 0 268
2001 225 0 225
2002 208 0 208
2003 219 0 219
2004 209 0 209
2005 194 0 194
2006 178 0 178
2007 188 0 188
2008 188 0 188
2009 159 0 159
2010 144 0 144
2011 126 0 126
2012 155 0 155
2013 158 0 158
2014 170 0 170
2015 146 0 146

Want to know about the popularity of the Norman baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 253,029 babies born with the name Norman in the United States. That's more than enough Normans to occupy the country of Vanuatu with an estimated population of 252,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 102 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Norman" was in 1928 with a total of 5,587 babies. (That's a lot of baby Normans)

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Norman" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 33 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 3,664 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Norman" mean? The list below shows the origins of Norman as well as things modernly associated with the name Norman such as celebrities named Norman.

Origin and Meaning of Norman

The name "Norman" is of English origin, and it means "Man from the north". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun nor"man
A wooden bar, or iron pin.

Etymology: F. normand

adjective Nor"man
Of or pertaining to Normandy or to the Normans; as, the Norman language; the Norman conquest.

Etymology: F. normand, of Scand. origin. See Northman, and cf. Norse

noun Nor"man
A native or inhabitant of Normandy; originally, one of the Northmen or Scandinavians who conquered Normandy in the 10th century; afterwards, one of the mixed (Norman-French) race which conquered England, under William the Conqueror.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An inhabitant of Normandy
  2. Australian golfer (born in 1955)
  3. United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
  4. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans ("the Norman Invasion in 1066")
  5. Of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy ("Norman beaches")

Norman Reedus

Norman Reedus is an actor, model, photographer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Norman was born in 1969 as Norman Mark Reedus in Hollywood, Florida, U.S.

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Norman Lear

Norman Lear is a television producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to present. Norman was born in 1922 as Norman Milton Lear in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Norm was born in 1963 as Norman Gene Macdonald in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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Clint Walker

Clint was born in 1927 as Norman Eugene Walker in Hartford, Illinois, United States.

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Norman Wisdom

Norman Wisdom is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1948 to 2005. Norman was born in 1915 as Norman Joseph Wisdom in Marylebone, London, England.

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Dack Rambo

Dack Rambo is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to 1991. Dack was born in 1941 as Norman Jay Rambeau in Earlimart, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Norman

Norman Bates
Norman Rockwell
Norman Kali
Norman Mailer
Norman Neesmith
Norman Borlaug
Norman Oklahoma
Norman Reedus Son

Alternative Meanings

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Namron". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Onrnam". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Norman born Feb 15, 1945

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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