North Name Meaning

English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement (compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1. Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh (see McNulty) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

List of People with Surname North

Based on our public records, there are a total of 6,266 people with the surname North. Among these people surnamed North, there are approximately 943 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Brian North, Carol North and John North are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed North, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed North, with a total of 551 people, and there are a total of 333 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname North, with a total of 476 people and an average of 302 distinct names.