The origin of Norma is English and means "from the North." It was most popular in 1950
From Think Baby Names:
The origin is Latin. It means "the standard or the norm."
From Baby Names World:
The Gaelic origin of this name means "Thor mind, Thor courage."
The name Norma is also a small constellation between Scorpio (or Lupus) and Ara. In the medical profession, it can be "A line or pattern defining the contour of a part, especially of various aspects of the cranium."