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Gender: M Origin of North: Word name

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.

Famous People Named North

Douglass North, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Pop Culture References for the name North

"North," an American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner (1994)
Agent North Dakota in the Rooster Teeth series "Red vs. Blue"
North, "Rise of the Guardians" fandom nickname for Santa Claus
North Callaghan, a main character in "Fury on Fire" by Sophie Jordan

Northcliffe, Northcote, Northrop, Norton, Norval, Norwood