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What does Thorndike mean?

Thorndike Pronunciation of Thorndike [thorndike] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Thorndike is "thorny bank". Place name.

Associated with: old english.


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Middle name pairings:
Thorndike Lester (T.L.), ..

How popular is Thorndike?

Thorndike is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#37728 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Thorndike has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Tandie, Thandie, Thandiwe, Thobie, Thorian, Thorin, Thorkel (see Torquil), Thorn, Thorne, Thornlea, Thornleigh (see Thornley), Thornley, Thornly, Thornton, Thorpe, Tonie, Torrie and Townlie (see Townsend). Like Thorndike, these names are not frequently used.

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