Thurmond

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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thurmond mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Thurmond

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Alt. Meaning

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

R is for rock star, let it out!

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Notable Persons Named Thurmond

Thurmond was born on June 29th, 1902 in Santa Paula, California. He passed away on February 28th, 1971.

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Thurmond was born on November 14th, 1955 in Clark Air Base.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thurmond

Strom Thurmond was a Member of the South Carolina Senate from Edgefield County and Member of theSouth Carolina SenatefromEdgefield County. His military service ended in 1964. Strom was born on December 5th, 1902 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He died on June 26th, 2003.

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Nate Thurmond is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers. His career lasted from 1963 to 1977. Nate was born on July 25th, 1941 in Akron, Ohio.

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Walter Thurmond is an athlete for the Philadelphia Eagles. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Walter was born on August 12th, 1987 in Los Angeles.

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Paul Thurmond is an attorney at law. Paul was born on January 9th, 1976 in Aiken, South Carolina. Paul is also known as Paul Reynolds Thurmond.

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Deborah Allen is a country music, southern soul, and pop rock musician. She plays Vocals, Keyboard, and Acoustic guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1979. Deborah was given the name Deborah Lynn Thurmond on September 30th, 1953.

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Tony Thurmond is a politician. Tony was born in 1968 in Monterey, California.

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How popular is the baby name Thurmond in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 5 0 5
1911 7 0 7
1913 8 0 8
1914 6 0 6
1915 14 0 14
1916 10 0 10
1917 13 0 13
1918 5 0 5
1919 14 0 14
1920 17 0 17
1921 16 0 16
1922 8 0 8
1923 15 0 15
1924 19 0 19
1925 12 0 12
1926 15 0 15
1927 20 0 20
1928 13 0 13
1929 11 0 11
1930 16 0 16
1931 15 0 15
1932 19 0 19
1933 11 0 11
1934 12 0 12
1935 15 0 15
1936 13 0 13
1937 14 0 14
1938 18 0 18
1939 12 0 12
1940 19 0 19
1941 15 0 15
1942 12 0 12
1943 13 0 13
1944 17 0 17
1945 13 0 13
1946 19 0 19
1947 21 0 21
1948 30 0 30
1949 26 0 26
1950 26 0 26
1951 28 0 28
1952 26 0 26
1953 21 0 21
1954 15 0 15
1955 23 0 23
1956 14 0 14
1957 15 0 15
1958 13 0 13
1959 7 0 7
1960 14 0 14
1961 10 0 10
1962 17 0 17
1963 14 0 14
1964 12 0 12
1965 10 0 10
1966 8 0 8
1967 7 0 7
1968 9 0 9
1969 8 0 8
1970 10 0 10
1971 11 0 11
1972 9 0 9
1973 9 0 9
1974 10 0 10
1975 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1978 6 0 6
1980 7 0 7
1981 8 0 8
1982 5 0 5
1983 6 0 6
1984 8 0 8
1986 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1988 6 0 6
1989 8 0 8
1990 5 0 5
2000 5 0 5
2016 5 0 5
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Thurmond as a last name

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Common last names for Thurmond

  • Smith
  • Williams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thurmond U.S.
  White 56.79% 64.26%
  African American 37.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thurmond

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

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Fun Facts about the name Thurmond

  • How Popular is the name Thurmond? Thurmond is the 10,559th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thurmond was the 5,841st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thurmond have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,002 babies born with the first name Thurmond in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thurmond to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thurmond? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thurmond first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thurmond is Monday, January 1st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Thurmond born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thurmond was in 1948 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Thurmond Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thurmond is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Thurmond: Your name in reverse order is Dnomruht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ormtuhnd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thurmond? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,922 people with the last name Thurmond.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thurmond? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Thurmond as their last name.

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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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