Norris Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Norris Name Meaning: This is a 'regional' name for someone that came 'from the North'(Northerner),or who may have been situated at the 'Northern part' of the settlement.

The dukedom of Normandy France means 'place of the North men',settled in in the 8th century by 'Norseman', what we now know as 'vikings'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Norris Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Norris family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 2,396
Agricultural Labourer 257
Cotton Weaver 148
Labourer 134
General Labourer 125
Domestic Servant 116
Laundress 114
Dress Maker 93
General Servant 83
Coal Miner 73
Farm Labourer 72
Annuitant 62
Carpenter 55
Gardener 50
House Keeper 41
General Servant Domestic 40
Bricklayer 38
Servant 37
Charwoman 34
Baker 33
Cabinet Maker 33
Shoe Maker 33
Painter 31
No Occupation 27
Tailor 27

Norris Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Norris 100% 85,224
2 Norriss 86% 2,077
3 Noris 83% 590
4 Narris 83% 374
5 Norres 83% 162
6 Nooris 83% 132

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The surname Norris is the most popular version of all its varients

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