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Thorner Name Meaning

German (Thörner): topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush, or habitational name for someone from a place called Thorn (see Thorn 3 and 4).German: occupational name for a watchman on a tower. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements torn, törne ‘thorn bush’ + the suffix -er, from German.

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Thorn, Thorne, Turner, Borner, Thornell, Torney, Horney

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Thorner Family Origin

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Thorner Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Fisherman

    6%
  • Agr Mec

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorner. A less common occupation for the Thorner family was Agr Mec. The most common Thorner occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Thorner's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Thorner Historical Records

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Thorner Life Expectancy

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