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Meaning of Norma

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The name Norma has the following meaning:

Pattern. Made popular in 1831 by Bellini's opera but has since become a little old-fashioned.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Norma is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Norma in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Norma is pronounced as nor-mah


Norma originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Norma and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Norma: Boys - Chester, Florian, Lum, Octavio, Girls - Araceli, Emily, Felicia, Karly, Marcia, Myra, Both genders - Cecil, Patricia


Popular Variants for the name Norma: Norm, Normie


We think the name Norma should fall under the following style category: Italian.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Norma to be: A plain, simple and old-fashioned woman

In one word, you might describe Norma as a(n) "nice" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Norma (or its variants) are:

Edith Norma Shearer, born on 10 August, a famous actress. Edith Norma Shearer's background: An Academy Award-winning Canadian-American actress. Shearer was one of the most popular actresses in the world from the mid 1920's until her retirement in 1942. Her early films cast her as the girl-next-door but after her 1930 film The Divorcee, she played sexually liberated women in sophisticated contemporary comedies and dramas, as well as several historical and period films.

Norma Talmadge, born on 26 May, a famous actress. Norma Talmadge's background: One of the greatest film stars of the silent era. A major box office draw for more than a decade, her career reached a peak in the early 20s, when she ranked among the most popular idols of the American screen. Her most famous film was Smiliní Through (1922), but she also scored artistic triumphs teamed with director Frank Borzage in Secrets (1924) and The Lady (1925). Her younger sisters Constance Talmadge and Natalie Talmadge were also movie stars. Norma married millionaire and film producer Joseph Schenck and they successfully created their own production company. After reaching fame in the Film studios on the East Coast, she moved to Hollywood in 1922.

Norma Jean, born on 30 January, a famous singer. Norma Jean's background: An American Country Music Singer. She is best-known for her spot on The Porter Wagoner Show from 1961 - 1967 before Dolly Parton replaced her. Norma Jean, however, was a Country singer in her own right, having a handful of Country singles that hit the Top 10 and Top 20 between 1963 and 1966, including 'Let's Go All the Way' and 'The Game of Triangles'. She proved instrumental and important in opening doors for other female Country singers.
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Nancy (263)
Nayeli (330)
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Nora (353)
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