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Meaning and name origin

Thurman \th(ur)-man\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Thurman is "Thor's protection". Variant of Thormond. Baseball player Thurman Munson.


Thurman has 1 variant form: Thurmon.


Thurman is a somewhat popular first name for males (#623 out of 1220, Top 51%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1221 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Thurman for boys. Thurman reached its highest rank of #306 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Thurman name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Thurmond, Thurmund, Trueman and Truman. These names tend to be less commonly used than Thurman.