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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Norton

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  1. Any of many placenames from words meaning north and enclosure.
  2. An English habitational surname​ from any of these places.
  3. A British motorcycle manufacturer.

Notable Persons Named Norton

His career lasted from 1935 to 1935. Hank was given the name Norton Earl Worden on July 23rd, 1901 in Rolfe, Iowa, U.S. He breathed his last breath on December 6th, 1992.

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Norton Juster is a writer. He has been prominent since 1961. Norton was born on June 2nd, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

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Norton Schwartz is a military person. His military service ended in 2012.

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Norton Simon was an industrialist, philanthropist, business magnate, and philanthropy. Norton was given the name Norton Winfred Simon on February 5th, 1907 in Portland, Oregon. He breathed his last breath on June 2nd, 1993.

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Norton Buffalo was a rock music, blues rock, and psychedelic rock musician, singer-songwriter, artist, actor, and record producer. He plays Harmonica, Trombone, Keyboard instrument, Guitar, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1976 to 2009. Norton was given the name Phillip Jackson on September 28th, 1951 in Oakland, California. He died on October 30th, 2009.

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Norton was born in 1932.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Norton

Edward Norton is an actor, filmmaker, and activist. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Edward was given the name Edward Harrison Norton on August 18th, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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He was most active from 1992 to present. Graham was given the name Graham William Walker on April 4th, 1963 in Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland.

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James Norton is an actor. He has been prominent since 2007. James was born on July 18th, 1985 in London, England, UK.

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Ken Norton was a boxer. Ken was born on August 9th, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S. He left this life on September 18th, 2013.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1859 to present. Emperor was given the name Joshua Abraham Norton in 1818 in Probably present-day London. He left this life on January 8th, 1880.

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Jim Norton is a cringe comedy, black comedy, satire, and observational comedy comedian. Jim was given the name James Joseph Norton, Jr. on July 19th, 1968 in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1885 8 0 8
1888 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1893 7 0 7
1895 5 0 5
1896 5 0 5
1897 10 0 10
1899 6 0 6
1900 8 0 8
1901 5 0 5
1903 6 0 6
1904 6 0 6
1905 5 0 5
1906 7 0 7
1907 10 0 10
1908 6 0 6
1909 9 0 9
1910 7 0 7
1911 17 0 17
1912 29 0 29
1913 33 0 33
1914 45 0 45
1915 54 0 54
1916 63 0 63
1917 64 0 64
1918 57 0 57
1919 62 0 62
1920 57 0 57
1921 57 0 57
1922 45 0 45
1923 63 0 63
1924 59 0 59
1925 57 0 57
1926 56 0 56
1927 59 0 59
1928 74 0 74
1929 58 0 58
1930 62 0 62
1931 66 0 66
1932 56 0 56
1933 49 0 49
1934 55 0 55
1935 52 0 52
1936 38 0 38
1937 51 0 51
1938 30 0 30
1939 37 0 37
1940 40 0 40
1941 31 0 31
1942 38 0 38
1943 17 0 17
1944 21 0 21
1945 24 0 24
1946 22 0 22
1947 27 0 27
1948 23 0 23
1949 31 0 31
1950 24 0 24
1951 23 0 23
1952 14 0 14
1953 19 0 19
1954 15 0 15
1955 12 0 12
1956 17 0 17
1957 11 0 11
1958 11 0 11
1959 13 0 13
1960 14 0 14
1961 9 0 9
1962 11 0 11
1963 14 0 14
1964 12 0 12
1965 9 0 9
1967 9 0 9
1968 10 0 10
1969 11 0 11
1970 6 0 6
1971 9 0 9
1972 5 0 5
1973 7 0 7
1974 10 0 10
1975 7 0 7
1977 10 0 10
1978 5 0 5
1980 7 0 7
1981 8 0 8
1982 6 0 6
1983 6 0 6
1992 8 0 8
1993 8 0 8
1995 5 0 5
1996 7 0 7
1997 8 0 8
2001 5 0 5
2002 6 0 6

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Popularity of Norton as a first name

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Popularity of Norton as a last name

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Common last names for Norton

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Nelson
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Wright
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Norton U.S.
  White 87.84% 64.26%
  African American 6.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Norton

People with the last name Norton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Norton

  • How Popular is the name Norton? Norton is the 6,179th most popular name of all time. As a last name Norton was the 531st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Norton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,305 babies born with the first name Norton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Norton to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Norton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Norton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Norton is Tuesday, October 4th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Norton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Norton was in 1928 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Norton Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Norton is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Norton: Your name in reverse order is Notron. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nntoor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Norton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 63,722 people with the last name Norton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Norton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 22 of them will have Norton as their last name.

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