When John North was born about 1761, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph North, was 30 and his mother, Mary Hallam, was 29. He married Penelope Drakefield on 19 November 1791, in Lockington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1843, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.
English: topographic name from Middle English north ‘north’, denoting someone who had migrated from the north, especially someone from northern England living in the south of the country. It may also have been used to denote someone living in the northern part of a settlement or region.
Irish: in Ireland, adopted for Mac an Ultaigh ‘son of the Ulsterman’, Ulster being the northern part of Ireland.
German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.