Old Norman names
were used by the Normans
in northwestern France.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AITARD m Anglo-Norman, Medieval French
The first element of this name may be Old High German eit
meaning "fire; brilliant". The second element is Old Saxon hard
"strong, hard" (Old High German hart
BRADNEY m Old Norman
Bradney is one of the many names that the Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The Bradney family lived in the town and parish of Bradney in county Somerset. The name was originally derived from the Old English word "bradeney," which means "the dweller at the broad island."
OTTIWELL m Anglo-Norman, English (British, Rare)
, which was a diminutive of the Norman names Otoïs
, meaning literally "wealth-wide" or "wealth-wood" (from the Germanic elements aud
"wealth, fortune" and wid
"wide" or witu
"wood"), and Otewi
, meaning literally "wealth-war" (in which the second element is wig
PAGAN m Anglo-Norman, Medieval English
From Latin paganus
meaning "rustic, rural" and later "heathen", which was often given to children whose baptism had been postponed or adults whose religious zeal was lacking. An Anglo-Norman bearer was Sir Pain or Pagan fitzJohn (died 1137), one of the English king Henry I's "new men"... [more]