Thorne name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thorne

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International Interest
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  1. An English surname​, variant of Thorn.
  2. An unincorporated community in Ontario, Canada.
  3. A municipality of Quebec, Canada.
  4. Two hamlets in Cornwall, England.
  5. A market town, a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.
  6. An unincorporated community in Rolette County, North Dakota, United States.
  7. A railroad junction in Mineral County, Nevada, United States.

Notable Persons Named Thorne

Notable Persons Named Thorne

Thorne Forrester

Thorne Forrester is a soap character.

Thorne Webb Dreyer

Thorne Webb Dreyer is a writer, editor, blogger, and broadcaster. Thorne was born on August 1st, 1945 in Houston, Texas, USA.

Thorne Holder

Thorne Holder is a soccer player for the Queen's Royal College, San Juan Jabloteh F.C., Maryland Terrapins, Long Island Rough Riders, Philadelphia Union, F.C. New York, Trinidad, Tobago national under-17 football team, and Tobago national under-20 football team. Thorne was born on April 4th, 1986 in Port of Spain.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thorne

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thorne

Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne is an actress, singer, and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Bella was given the name Annabella Avery Thorne on October 8th, 1997 in Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States.

Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne is a scientist in the fields of astrophysics and gravity. Kip was given the name Kip Stephen Thorne on June 1st, 1940 in Logan, Utah.

Jack Thorne

They have had major accomplishments since 2005. Jack was born on December 6th, 1978 in Bristol, England, UK.

Callie Thorne

Callie Thorne is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 1996. Callie was born on November 20th, 1969 in Boston.

Willie Thorne

Willie Thorne is a snooker player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to 2002. Willie was born on March 4th, 1954 in Leicester, England. Willie is also known as Mr Maximum and The Great W.T..

Amanda Porter/Emily Thorne

Amanda Porter/Emily Thorne is a philanthropist, socialite, and philanthropy. Amanda is also known as Amanda Clarke, Michelle Banks, Eve Tucker, Allison Rodner, Diane Miller, Emily Grayson, Amanda Ross, Rebecca Stone, and Anna Bishop.

  • Gary Thorne
    Sports Commentator
  • David Thorne
  • Geoffrey Thorne
  • George Thorne
    Soccer Player
  • Stephen Thorne
  • Michelle Thorne
    Mozilla Foundation
  • Reuben Thorne
    Rugby Player
  • RT!
    Music Video Director
  • Charli Turner Thorne
  • Narcissa Niblack Thorne
  • Will Thorne
  • Maxim Thorne
    Senior Vice President of the NAACP
  • John Thorne
  • Kenny Thorne

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thorne U.S.
  White 75.50% 64.26%
  African American 17.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.91% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thorne

People with the last name Thorne are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Thorne

  • How Popular is the name Thorne? Thorne is the 18,786th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thorne was the 1,922nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thorne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 415 babies born with the first name Thorne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thorne to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thorne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Thorne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thorne is Monday, December 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Thorne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thorne was in 2001 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thorne: The name spelled backwards is Enroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hotenr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thorne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,738 people with the last name Thorne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thorne? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Thorne as their last name.
  • Thorne name meaning

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