North Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

North Name Meaning: A name for a person who lived to the 'North' or in the 'Norther'n part of the 'settlement/village'.

The name is of english origin.A famous name bearer amongst many was that of 'Brownlow North',one of the first translaters of 'books'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

North Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the North family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 336
Female Servant 211
Independent 138
Labourer 103
Male Servant 87
Farmer 87
Shoe Maker 41
Weaver 40
Carpenter 32
Ag Labourer 28
Frame Work Knitter 25
Dress Maker 23
Gardener 23
Apprentice 21
Lace Maker 19
Pauper 19
Publican 18
Butcher 17
Tailor 17
Fancy Weaver 17
Ag Lab 16
Blacksmith 15
Clothier 14
Mason 13
Servant 13

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