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The Normans were in descendant of the Vikings and lent their names to the region in North France named Normandy. The Duchy of Normandy started in 911.

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Yes, the Normans (from Normandy in France) descended from Norwegian and Danish Vikings - thoroughly mixed up with the local population.

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