Norma

Norma - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Norma, meaning from the north; or, the pattern, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #159. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Norma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Norma? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Norma. The baby girl name Norma was given to 23 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2834 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 61,446 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Norma peaked in popularity 88 years ago in 1931 on position 22.



Famous with this name

Norma Shearer
Norma Kuhling
Norma Bengell


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Rating: 4/5 (8 people)


Norma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Norma is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,710 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,271.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Norma is where you live.


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Norma origin and meaning

Norma is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the north; or, the pattern. To see famous people named Norma, pop culture references for the name Norma and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Norma

We've found the following names that sound similar to Norma, sorted by popularity.

Noreen / Norine / Norene / Norman / Narine / Norrine / Nerine /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122834
20111936
20102167
20091698
20081497
20071544
20061198
20051195
20041165
20031108
2002926
2001874
2000888
1999803
1998730
1997644
1996658
1995534
1994543
1993550
1992529
1991482
1990494
1989464
1988508
1987469
1986464
1985454
1984467
1983429
1982354
1981333
1980326
1979314
1978322
1977307
1976264
1975245
1974244
1973247
1972240
1971222
1970221
1969203
1968202
1967173
1966178
1965171
1964157
1963164
1962155
1961164
1960162
1959157
1958148
1957141
1956138
1955136
1954128
1953121
1952112
1951107
1950104
1949105
1948103
194782
194677
194574
194466
194358
194252
194147
194043
193938
193834
193733
193629
193529
193425
193323
193222
193122
193025
192925
192824
192726
192629
192534
192440
192341
192246
192151
192069
191983
191897
1917108
1916112
1915118
1914128
1913136
1912138
1911152
1910159

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1710
California2271

Even more about Norma


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Norma a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Norma?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1931
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Norma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 61,446
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +23

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