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Thorn Names for boys
5 Thorn names and what they mean, for thorn for baby boys, listing 1-5.
Androcles .. Latin mythology: Androcles was a Christian and a mild-mannered slave who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw ..
Jerome .. He is often portrayed with a lion, from the legend that he removed a thorn from the lion's pad and won the beast's lifelong loyalty ..
Thorley .. (Old English) "Thorn meadow." ..
Thornton .. (Old English) "Thorn-bush settlement." ..
Jerome is a commonly used name, while Androcles, Thorley, Thorne and Thornton are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ephraim .. Biblical: one of Joseph's sons by his Egyptian wife Asenath, so named: "For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction" ..
Bram .. (Scottish, Irish, Gaelic) "Bramble." ..
Burr .. (Old English) "Bristle." ..
Amasa .. (Hebrew) "Burden." ..
Aaron .. American Vice President Aaron Burr ..
Saguaro A type of tall cactus associated with the American Southwest ..
Andrew .. The "Saint Andrew's Cross", representing Scotland, appears on the flag of the United Kingdom ..
Alexander .. Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) conquered and ruled the greater part of the known world before his death at the age of 33 ..
Bram .. The raven has historically stood for death and destruction ..
Hashim .. (Arabic) "Crusher of evil."
Fingal .. Anglicized form of Fionnghall, derived from "fionn" and "gall" ..
Pesach .. The Hebrew name for the holiday of Passover, which celebrates the fact that Jehovah spared the Israelites in a plague that killed many Egyptians.
Achilles .. She held him, however, by the heel, which was thus his one weak point: hence "Achilles' heel" ..
Quiller .. A quiller could have been a scribe, or someone who wrote with a quill pen.
Attila .. He was also known as "the scourge of God".
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