Thurmond name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thurmond mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Thurmond

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Alt. Meaning

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

R is for rock star, let it out!

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Notable Persons Named Thurmond

Notable Persons Named Thurmond

Thurmond Clarke

Thurmond was born on June 29th, 1902 in Santa Paula, California. He passed away on February 28th, 1971.

Thurmond Moore

Thurmond was born on November 14th, 1955 in Clark Air Base.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thurmond

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thurmond

Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond was a Member of the South Carolina Senate from Edgefield County and Member of theSouth Carolina SenatefromEdgefield County. His military service ended in 1964. Strom was born on December 5th, 1902 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He died on June 26th, 2003.

Nate Thurmond

Nate Thurmond is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers. His career lasted from 1963 to 1977. Nate was born on July 25th, 1941 in Akron, Ohio.

Walter Thurmond

Walter Thurmond is an athlete for the Philadelphia Eagles. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Walter was born on August 12th, 1987 in Los Angeles.

Paul Thurmond

Paul Thurmond is an attorney at law. Paul was born on January 9th, 1976 in Aiken, South Carolina. Paul is also known as Paul Reynolds Thurmond.

Deborah Allen

Deborah Allen is a country music, southern soul, and pop rock musician. She plays Vocals, Keyboard, and Acoustic guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1979. Deborah was given the name Deborah Lynn Thurmond on September 30th, 1953.

Tony Thurmond

Tony Thurmond is a politician. Tony was born in 1968 in Monterey, California.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thurmond U.S.
  White 56.79% 64.26%
  African American 37.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thurmond

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Thurmond

  • How Popular is the name Thurmond? Thurmond is the 10,891st most popular name of all time. As a last name Thurmond was the 5,841st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thurmond have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,002 babies born with the first name Thurmond in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thurmond to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thurmond? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thurmond first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thurmond is Monday, January 1st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Thurmond born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thurmond was in 1948 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Thurmond Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thurmond is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Thurmond: The name spelled backwards is Dnomruht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tdnmohur. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thurmond? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,922 people with the last name Thurmond.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thurmond? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Thurmond as their last name.
  • Thurmond name meaning

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