The Normanville surname is ultimately derived from the Scandinavian word "noromenn," meaning "men from the north." It came to Britain with pre-Conquest Scandinavian settlers, and became a
. This name also came to Britain following the Norman conquest; in this instance, it was most likely a name for someone from the town of Normanville in the French province of Normandy.
, where a record from the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, shows a bearer of "Noroman" in 1066-70. The
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Some of the Normanville family moved to Ireland
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Norman, who settled in Virginia in 1695; Dickery Norman settled in Virginia in 1638; George Norman settled in Bermuda in 1635; Henry Norman settled in Virginia in 1637.