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Origin and popularity of the name THURSTON

Origin

Thurston : English (mainly East Anglia):: 1: from the Anglo-Norman Anglo-Scandinavian and Middle English personal name Thurstan Thorsten (Old Norse Thórsteinn Thorsten Anglicized as Old English Thurstān; see Thorstensen).2: habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Thóri (see Thor) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure settlement’.

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

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    Variants of name THURSTON

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