Thornton

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #8024 in 2013 and #7449 in 2014.

Famous People

Thornton Wilder (Writer), Thornton Jenkins Hains (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old English þorn ‎(“thorn”) + tūn ‎(“settlement”)

Meaning(s):

-Any of several placenames in England and Scotland.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.

-(last name AAn English and Scottish habitational -comes from the Old English language-) from these places.