Last name: THURMAN

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THURMAN : This last name is indexed 52,920 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

THURMAN : 1: English (Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire): from the Middle English personal name T(h)urmund Old Norse Thórmundr composed of the elements Thórr the name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor) + mundr ‘protection’. This personal name in was rare and Thurman may also have derived from the commoner Middle English personal name T(h)urmod T(h)urmot by assimilation of the second theme -mod -mot to the element -mund which is found in several other compound personal names.2: Americanized form of German Thurmann: habitational name for someone from a place called Thur (see Thur).3: Americanized form of German Thurmann: occupational name for a watchman from Middle Low German torn(e)man (torn(e) ‘tower’) or Middle High German turn turm ‘tower’ + man ‘man’. Compare Turman.4: Jewish (from Ukraine): variant of Turman.

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