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ˈnɔr ɪʃ, ˈnɒr-nor·rish

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  1. Norrish, Ronald George Wreyford Norrishnoun

    English chemist (1897-1978)


  1. Norrish

    Norrish is a surname.


  1. norrish

    Norrish is a term related to chemistry. It is used to refer to two types of photochemical reactions discovered by English chemist, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish. Norrish Type I and Norrish Type II reactions involve the cleavage of chemical bonds in certain compounds when exposed to ultraviolet light. These reactions are important considerations in the study of photochemistry, the branch of chemistry concerned with the interactions between light and atoms or molecules.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Norrish is ranked #95115 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Norrish surname appeared 192 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Norrish.

    90.1% or 173 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of norrish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of norrish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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