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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thure

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From Old Norse Þórir.

  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Ture, variant of Tore, short for names beginning with Tor-.

Notable Persons Named Thure

Thure Lindhardt is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2004. Thure was born on December 24th, 1974 in Copenhagen. Thure is also known as Lindhardt and Thure Frank (full name).


Thure was born on April 5th, 1848. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 1930.


Thure was born on March 15th, 1908. He died on September 29th, 2004.


Thure Riefenstein is an actor. He has been prominent since 1998.


Thure Ludwig Theodor Kumlien was a farmer, ornithology, natural history, taxidermy, ornithologist, naturalist, and taxidermist. Thure was born on November 9th, 1819 in Skara Municipality. He breathed his last breath on August 5th, 1888.


Thure Erik Lund is a writer.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thure

Brian Thure is a football player. Brian was born on September 3rd, 1973 in Downey, California.


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Popularity of Thure as a last name

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Common last names for Thure

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Peterson
  • Nelson
  • Larson
  • Gustafson
  • Johansson

Fun Facts about the name Thure

  • How Popular is the name Thure? Thure is the 63,339th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thure have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Thure in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thure? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thure first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thure is Monday, August 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Thure born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thure was in 1915 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thure: Your name in reverse order is Eruht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rthue. How do you pronounce that?

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