Origin: OFr Normant or ML Normannus, both < Frank *nortman < *nort, akin to OE north, north + *man, akin to man
Origin: < OE Northman, OHG Nordemann, lit., Northman
Origin: ult. after A. Norman, railroad surveyor
See Norman in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French Normant (from Old Norse Nordhmadhr : nordhr, north + madhr, man)
Origin: and from Old English Norman (variant of Northman : north, north; see ner-1 in Indo-European roots + man, man; see man-1 in Indo-European roots).
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