English or Latin"from the north; or, the pattern"
Norma Origin and Meaning
The name Norma is a girl's name of English origin meaning "from the north; or, the pattern".
Invented for Bellini's opera, Norma had some star quality in the silent-screen and Marilyn Monroe days, but at this point it's a graying grandma in baby name limbo.
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Famous People Named Norma
- Norma Jeane Mortenson/Bakerbirth name of American pop culture icon Marilyn Monroe
- Norma TalmadgeAmerican actress of the silent era
- (Edith) Norma ShearerAmerican actress
- Norma Descygne SmallwoodMiss America 1926
- Norma Deloris Egstrombirth name of Peggy Lee, American singer
- Norma Fox MazerAmerican children's novelist
- Norma KleinAmerican children's novelist
- Norma Aleandro (Robledo)Argentine actress
- Norma CraneAmerican actress
- Norma MacMillanCanadian voice actress
- Norma Christina Elizabeth MajorLady Major, wife of British Prime Minister John Major
- Norma Beatriz NolanMiss Argentina and Miss Universe 1926
- Norma Leah McCorvey aka Jane Roeplaintiff in the U.S. Roe v. Wade court case
- Norma ColeAmerican poet
- Norma TeagardenAmerican jazz pianist
- Norma Ann WinstoneEnglish jazz singer
- Norma Christine WatersonEnglish folk singer of The Watersons
Norma in Pop Culture
- "Norma Rae" movie starring Sally Field as Norma Rae Webster
- Norma Arnoldmother on TV's "The Wonder Years"
- Norma Batesmain character on TV's "Bates Motel" and movie "Psycho"
- Norma Batescharacter on American soap "Passions"
- Norma Desmondcharacter in movie "Sunset Boulevard"
- Norma Cenvacharacter in the "Dune" series
- Norma Romanocharacter on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"
- Normaminor character from video game "Final Fantasy Mystic Quest"
- Normacharacter in book/movie "Carrie"
- Grammy Normacharacter in movie "The Lorax"
- Norma DePlumecharacter in video game "Ace Attorney"
- Normaconstellation of the southern sky
- "Norma" opera by Vincenzo Bellini and its main character
- "Norma" play by Henrik Ibsen and its main character
- "Norma" novel by Vladimir Sorokin