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Thoreau meaning and name origin

Thoreau \th(o)-reau\ as a boy's name. Possibly French form of Thorald. The name is made famous by the 19th-century naturalist and author of "Walden" Henry David Thoreau.

Baby names that sound like Thoreau are Dureau, Thor, Tore, Torey and Toru. Other similar baby names are Thorian, Thole, Thoma, Thorin, Thorley, Thorne, Thorn, Thorpe, Thorp and Thobey.

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Popularity of Thoreau

Thoreau is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Thoreau
Popularity of Thoreau