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Origin and popularity of the name THOMSON

Origin

Thomson : 1: Scottish English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson.2: Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish McComish.3: Americanized form of Danish Norwegian and North German Thomsen. Compare Thompson.4: Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Thomsson a cognate of 3 above.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 72,910 individuals with the name THOMSON on Geneanet.

 

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