North Name Meaning & Origin
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North is a strong, solid name.
A name that's long been used, albeit very quietly, and so has a certain purity and strength.
This is also an English surname of antiquity and nobility. It is the hereditary surname of the Earls of Guildford, and during the 18th century was amongst the most prominent in the world's political circle.
It's a surname.
- Personal experiences with the name North: | Edit
We named our son North because we liked the sound of the name, we liked that no one would ever misspell or mispronouce it, and we liked that it was as strong as his brother's name, Orion.
We also liked the strength in this name- it is unique yet familiar- a great name for our firstborn!
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- Meanings and history of the name North: | Edit
The meaning of "North" is pretty self descriptive.
From the North
- Famous real-life people named North: | Edit
Amongst the many important name holders was Brownlow North (circa 1580), one of the first translators of books, and Frederick North, Second Earl of Guildford (1732 - 1792),commonly known as Lord North.
- North in song, story & screen: | Edit
As a child, Elijah Wood acted as a boy called North in a movie by the same name. Based on the novel 'North' by Alan Zweibel.
North Taylor "The Ghost Bird" series