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What does Thurmond mean?

Thurmond Pronunciation of Thurmond [thur-mond] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the name Thurmond means "Thor's protection". Thurmond is a variant form of Thormond (Old English): senator Strom Thurmond.

Associated with: old english, protection (defender).


Thurmond has 1 variant: Thurmund.

1 more alternative form via Thormond: Thurman.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Thurmond Jaydon (T.J.), ..

How popular is Thurmond?

Thurmond is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#5550 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Thurmond was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1665 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Thurman is the only other prominent varying form of Thurmond. Adoption of these forms of Thurmond was at its apex during the years 1910-1919 (median #1146), but now, the form Thurman has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thurmond, Thurman in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thurmond and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aimond (see Aimon), Armand, Armond, Daimond, Daymond, Demond, Desmond, Diamond, Drummond, Durand, Durland, Egmond, Farrimond, Hammond, Jamond, Lammond, Lamond, Lemond, Marlond, Normand, Ormand, Ormond, Osmond, Pharamond, Pharamund (see Faramond), Radmond (see Redmond), Raemond, Raimond, Raymond, Redmond, Reymond, Seigmond, Shermon, Shurwood (see Sherwood), Sigmond, Szymond, Talmon, Taron, Taroon, Tarron, Taurean, Taurino, Tauro, Tedmond, Tedmund, Terron, Tharon, Theodon, Theon, Theron, Therron, Thorald, Thorin, Thorne, Thornton, Thorold, Thorsson, Thorvald, Thurgood, Thurloe (see Thurlow), Thurlow, Thurmon, Thurstan, Thursten, Thurston, Tiburon, Timon, Torion, Tremont, Trueman, Truman, Trumann (see Truman), Turbo, Tymon and Zsigmond. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thurmond.

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