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Thorne Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): variant spelling of Thorn 1. Swedish: ornamental name from thorn, an ornamental spelling of torn ‘thorn bush’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Thorner, Thorn, Thornell, Thornes, Horne, Thore, Rhone, Horn, Thorley

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Thorne Family Origin

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Thorne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thorne family was Carpenter. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorne. The most common Thorne occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Thorne's were Farmers.

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Thorne Historical Records

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Thorne Life Expectancy

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