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Origins of the Norman surname

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About the Normans

We have a total number of 172699 records for people with the last name Norman.

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Alternative variations of the name Norman

Norman, Normans, Normand, Normands, Normant

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Where do most Normans live?

In 1921, most Normans lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Normans

How common is your surname?

254th most common surname in the UK

We have 150,000 records for the Norman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Normans most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Normans.

What are the most common Norman first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Norman family members

Common jobs for Normans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Normans in 1921
Dressmaker

725

Laundress

424

Domestic Servant

380

General Servant Domestic

362

House Servant

285

Common Male occupations for Normans in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

877

General Labourer

520

Farmer

502

Farm Labourer

494

Carpenter

466

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