North Origin and Meaning
A lot of attention was drawn to this name when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced it as the name of their baby daughter, making it instantly unisex.
North is a word name that's long been used, albeit very quietly, a name with a certain purity and strength. It's a good choice if you're from, say, Wisconsin or Maine, love winter or are an avid skier, or if you just want a name that's both very familiar and very unusual.
North is just one of several cool names with a directional slant-others are West, Weston, and Easton.
A young Elijah Wood played the title character in the 1994 film North.
North Rank in US Top 1000
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Famous People Named North
- Douglass Northwinner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
North in Pop Culture
- "North" 1994 film and its main character
- Agent North Dakota in the Rooster Teeth series "Red vs. Blue"
- North"Rise of the Guardians" fandom nickname for Santa Claus
- North Callaghana main character in "Fury on Fire" by Sophie Jordan
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