Norm is a short form of Norman, a gender-neutral name of German origin meaning “northman.” This name is closely associated with the Normans, originally Viking settlers from Scandinavia. They eventually established a region in northern France known as Normandy. In the 11th century, the Normans embarked on the famous Norman Conquest of England, led by William the Conqueror, which led to the name becoming popular in the English-speaking world. Norm gained popularity as an informal, friendly name that reflects familiarity and approachability. It’s associated with strength, reliability, and down-to-earth nature. If you’re looking for a moniker with simple charm for baby, Norm is a perfect fit.
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