Thorndike Family History
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Thorndike Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a defense consisting of a thorn hedge and a ditch, or a habitational name from some minor place named with Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Thorn, Thornhill, Thorner, Thornley, Thornton, Gornik, Thorne, Hornik