Thurn Family History
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Thurn Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived near a watchtower or a metonymic occupational name for someone responsible for manning one, from Middle High German turn, turm ‘tower’. In some cases it may be a habitational name from any of the many places named with this word in the Rhineland, Bavaria, Austria, and Bohemia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Thorn, Horn, Thun, Thurm, Thur, Turk, Huhn, Thran, Hirn, Huron