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Thorn Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Thorn is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Thorn may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Thorn Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Thorn come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Thorn originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Thorn Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Thorn were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Thorn. Last names like Thorn transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Thorn surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

Last names similar to Thorn

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