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Thorner Name Meaning

German (Thörner): topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush, or habitational name for someone from a place called Thorn (see Thorn 3 and 4).German: occupational name for a watchman on a tower. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements torn, törne ‘thorn bush’ + the suffix -er, from German.

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Thorn, Thorne, Turner, Borner, Thornell, Torney, Horney

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Thorner Family Origin

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Thorner Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Medical Student

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thorner family was Medical Student. Blacksmith, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorner. The most common Thorner occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 20% of Thorner's were Blacksmiths.

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Thorner Historical Records

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Thorner Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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