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Gender: Female Meaning of Norma: "from the north; or, the pattern" Origin of Norma: English or Latin

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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NameNerd15 Says:

2019-06-01T01:25:23

I like Norman, but not Norma.

Liberty_Bell Says:

2018-11-12T20:53:13

Love, love, love this name.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2016-12-22T10:36:24

I like a lot of old-fashioned and "dated" names, but not a fan of this one. I guess it's okay.

Daiseymae Says:

2016-10-09T20:52:43

I don't dislike this name, but there are other names that I like better.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-11-10T14:40:03

Never been a fan of this name. Sounds like someone really wanted their child to be normal.

Norma Campbell Says:

2015-06-14T03:28:04

I am a grandma, so the comment about graying grandma is not offensive to me.lol.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-03-14T02:54:07

Me too :)

rie Says:

2015-02-23T08:40:04

Loooooove:)