Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. NAWR-is(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "from the north" from Old French norreis. It either denoted someone who originated in the north or someone who lived in the northern part of a settlement.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNordin(Swedish)
Given Name DescendantNorris(English)
Same SpellingNorris 2


Entry updated January 22, 2019