Thorner Family History
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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