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Boy Names Starting with Tho-

Tho- baby names and what they mean, with 22 results. Tho- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity 8 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 2.36%) and have become significantly less popular since (ADOPTION 0.39%, DOWN 83.3%), with names such as Thomas becoming less in vogue. Thone (TOP 31%) and Thome (7%) are common Tho- last names.

Tho- names

Thobey - Thornycroft | Thorpe - Thorstan

Thobey - Thornycroft

Thoby1, Thobie1, Thobey1
Forms of Toby. Derived fr. English word. .. Actor Tobey Maguire. Rare. Compare Thobey with popular -ey surnames Thomley (UPPER 20%), Thomey (44%).

Thoby2, Thobie2, Thobey2
Forms of Tobias. Source fr. Hebrew. "God is good." Not Top 2000 names.

Form of Bartholomew. Derivative of Aramaic language. "Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Thole is seldom used as a children's name.


Form of Tom. From Aramaic word. "Twin." Less common today. Thom was last found in 1960-1969 in the Top 2000.

Thomas and variants

Thomas, var. Thompson, Thomson, Thomason, Thoma, Thom2
Derived fr. Aramaic word. "Twin." Usage of Thomason and forms was well-received among parents 78 years ago and is now less, with Thomas becoming less trendy.

Form of Anthony. Derived fr. Latin word. English form of the old Roman .. Thonus is not in the Top 2000.

Thor and variants

Thor1, var. Thorvald, Thorsson, Thorin, Thorian
Source fr. Old Norse element. "Thunder." Thor, Thorsson, etc. became less trendy last year, falling -48 rankings as baby names with Thorin dropping the most.


Var. of Tor. Stems fr. Old Norse, Hebrew languages. "Thunder; turtle-dove." Thor was a Top birth name in 2018.

Thorald, var. Thorold
Stems fr. Old Norse. "Follower of Thor." Unusual. Thorald and Thorold are not found in the US Census.

Derived fr. Old Norse language. "Thor's brightness." Not in Top 2000. See also Thorbern.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tho- names: Thom, Thomas, Thompson, Thor, Thorin

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tho- names: Thornton, Thorvald

Thorburn, var. Thorbjorn, Thorbern
Source fr. Old Norse word. "Thor's bear." Thorburn, Thorbern and Thorbjorn are unique as birth names.

Possibly French form of Thorald .. Thoreau is not frequently used as a baby name.

Var. of Torquil. From Scottish, Gaelic. "Thor's helmet." Thorkel was not among 2018's Top names.

Root fr. Old English element. "Thor's meadow; thorn meadow." Thorley is not in the Top 2000. See also Thornley.

Origin fr. Old English word. "Thor's protection." Thormond is not in the Top 2000. See also Thurmon.

Stems fr. Old English. "Thorny bank." Thorndike was not among 2018's Top names.

Thorne, var. Thorn
Derived fr. Old English element. "Thorn bush." Thorne and Thorn were not Top birth names in 2018.

Thornley, var. Thornly, Thornleigh, Thornlea
Stems fr. Old English. "Thorny meadow." Unique. Thornley, similar to Thobey, ends with the androgynous -ey.


Derivative of Old English word. "Thorn-bush settlement." Thornton is irregularly used as a given name, appearing regularly (TOP 1%) as a surname.

Thornycroft, var. Thorneycroft
Based on Old English language. "Thorny field." Unusual. Thornycroft and Thorneycroft are not listed in the US Demographics.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Tho- names for boys.

1. Thobey - Thornycroft
Toby [Thoby, Thobie, Thobey], Tobias [Thoby, Thobie, Thobey], Bartholomew [Thole], Tom [Thom], Thomas [Thom, Thoma, Thomson, Thompson, Thomason], Anthony [Thonus], Thor [Thorin, Thorian, Thorvald, Thorsson], Tor [Thor], Thorald [Thorold], Thorbert, Thorburn [Thorbern, Thorbjorn], Thoreau, Torquil [Thorkel], Thorley, Thormond, Thorndike, Thorne [Thorn], Thornley [Thornly, Thornlea, Thornleigh], Thornton, Thornycroft [Thorneycroft]

Thorpe [Thorp], Thurston [Thorsten, Thorstan, Thorstein]

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