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Thornes Name Meaning

English: variant (plural) of Thorn 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Tornes, from an unexplained first element + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Fornes, Thorne, Horne, Tronnes, Thorley, Thorner, Thorn, Torney

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Thornes Family Origin

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Thornes Family Occupations

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  • Farm Hand

    50%
  • Seamstress

    50%

In 1880, the most common Thornes occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 50% of Thornes's were Farm Hands. Farm Hand and Seamstress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thornes.

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