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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsNorway

Meaning & History

habitational name from one or more of the minor places called with Middle English bi northe weie "(place) to the north of the way or road" from the elements north "north" and weg "way" including Northway in Monkleigh Widecombe in the Moor and Parkham Norway in Whitestone Narraway in Drewsteignton (all Devon) and Northway in Halse (Somerset). Variant of Norway.
Added 6/22/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 6/22/2023 by Paradiso36