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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thoren

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Thoren is of Scandinavian origin and means "Thunder".
Other origins: Irish

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thoren

Skip Thoren is a basketball player for the Olimpia Milano, Minnesota Muskies, and Miami Floridians. He was most active from 1965 to 1970. Skip was born on April 5th, 1943 in Rockford, Illinois.


Per Thorén is a figure skater.


Sverker was born in 1955.


Malin Thorén is an athlete for the Jitex BK.


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Popularity of Thoren as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thoren U.S.
  White 95.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thoren

People with the last name Thoren are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Thoren

  • How Popular is the name Thoren? Thoren is the 32,092nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Thoren was the 25,083rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thoren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137 babies born with the first name Thoren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thoren to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thoren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thoren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thoren is Wednesday, March 26th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Thoren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thoren was in 2015 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Thoren Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thoren is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Thoren: Your name in reverse order is Neroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhneot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thoren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 990 people with the last name Thoren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thoren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thoren as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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