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Thornes Name Meaning

English: variant (plural) of Thorn 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Tornes, from an unexplained first element + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Fornes, Thorne, Horne, Tronnes, Thorley, Thorner, Thorn, Torney

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Thornes Family Origin

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Thornes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    4%
  • Agent To Assurance Society

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Thornes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Thornes's were Farmers. Farmer, Stone Mason and Agent To Assurance Society were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thornes. A less common occupation for the Thornes family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Thornes Historical Records

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Thornes Life Expectancy

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