New! A new way to manage your bios and photos. read more ×

Thornton Family History & Genealogy

Find Thornton records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Thornton records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Thornton records

Find Thornton Biographies

Use the links below to find biographies of Thorntons by their first name.

Latest Thornton photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Thornton community on AncientFaces.

Thornton Surname History

The family history of the Thornton last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Thornton:

  • Thornton country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Thornton last name meaning & etymology
  • Thornton spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Leave a message to start a discussion about the Thornton family with other users.

Thornton Discussion

Write a comment

Thornton Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Thornton country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

Thornton Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Thornton meaning and etymology. Add to this section

Thornton Life Expectancy

According to our database of 32,500 people with the last name Thornton that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

69.1
years

Thornton Family Tree

Find Thornton records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Thornton records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Thornton records

Famous People named Thornton

No has submitted any famous Thorntons yet. Click here to add your own.

Most Common Thornton First Names

According to our database of 52,139 people with the last name Thornton that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 3.3%
  • James 3.2%
  • John 3.2%
  • Mary 2.1%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • Charles 1.5%
  • Thomas 1.5%
  • George 1.3%
  • Joseph 0.8%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • Henry 0.8%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Willie 0.6%
  • David 0.6%
  • Frank 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Thornton 0.5%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Annie 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Michael 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Clarence 0.4%
  • Harry 0.4%
  • Paul 0.3%
  • Samuel 0.3%
  • Donald 0.3%
  • Harold 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Frederick 0.3%
  • Patrick 0.3%
  • Daniel 0.3%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Joe 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Marie 0.3%

Thornton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Thornton spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

Find Thornton records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Thornton records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Thornton records