Norman

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish and younger form of Norðmaðr [1] [2] [3]

2) Variant spelling of Normann (see Nordmann) [4] [5]

3) Old English name, combination of NOR and MANN [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Norman
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Normand
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Normáne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Normann
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Normanni
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic

For female forms see Norma, Normanda

Cognates

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Norman
Genitive: Normans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Norman
Genitive: Normanin
Partitive: Normania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Norman
Genitive: Normans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Norman
Genitive: Normans

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
106 294 5 11 101 283
Denmark Denmark[8]
169
n.a.
2
n.a.
167
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
165
n.a.
0
n.a.
165
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
204 0 0
n.a.
204
Iceland Iceland[11]
2 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Norman.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/