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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thornhill

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for hug, give one today!

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Notable Persons Named Thornhill

Thornhill was born on August 10th, 1878 in Santa Barbara, California. He breathed his last breath on February 21st, 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thornhill

Leeroy Thornhill is an electronica, rave music, and big beat artist, dj, street dancer, keyboardist, musician, disc jockey, and street dance. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Leeroy was born on October 7th, 1969.


Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Lisa was born Lisa Thornhill on September 30th, 1966 in Hardinsburg, Kentucky, U.S.


Sir James Thornhill was an architect. James was born on July 25th, 1675 in Melcombe Regis. He left this life on May 4th, 1734.


Claude Thornhill was a jazz and cool jazz musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1924 to 1965. Claude was born Claude Thornhill on August 10th, 1909 in Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S. He breathed his last breath on July 2nd, 1965.


Randy Thornhill is a in the fields of evolutionary psychology and entomology. Randy was born Randy Thornhill in 1944 in Alabama, United States.


Matt Thornhill is a soccer player for the Shaw Lane Aquaforce F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Cheltenham Town F.C., Hibernian F.C., and Buxton F.C. Matt was born on October 11th, 1988 in Nottingham, England.


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Popularity of Thornhill as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thornhill U.S.
  White 80.09% 64.26%
  African American 13.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thornhill

People with the last name Thornhill are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Thornhill

  • How Popular is the name Thornhill? As a last name Thornhill was the 4,817th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Thornhill first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Thornhill is Monday, January 15th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Thornhill? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Thornhill. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Thornhill: Your name in reverse order is Llihnroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlonrlthi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thornhill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,327 people with the last name Thornhill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thornhill? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Thornhill as their last name.

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