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Updated March 13, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Nordic : Handsome

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scandinavian and Dutch : topographic or ornamental name from Scandinavian nord, Dutch noord ‘north’. As a topographic name it would have denoted someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement or someone who had migrated from the north.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : from German Nord ‘north’.
  • Dutch, German, and French : from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element nord ‘north’, for example Norbert.

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