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What does Thorn mean?

Thorn Pronunciation of Thorn [thorn] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Thorn is "thorn bush". Thorn is an alternate spelling of Thorne (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, thorn.


Creative forms:
(male) Taorn, Thoran, ..

(female) Thorah, Thori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thorn Aiyden (T.A.), ..

How popular is Thorn?

Thorn is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3347 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Thorn has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thorn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thorn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ahern, Bjorn, Born, Gjorn, Jorn, Lorn, Tern, Tharon, Theon, Theron, Thoby, Thole, Thom, Thoma, Thor, Thorian, Thorin, Thornly, Thorp, Thorpe, Thurl, Ton, Toon, Tor, Toran, Tore, Toren, Torin, Toro, Torr, Toru and Tory. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thorn.

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