|Pronunciation||/ / TOMP-sən|
|Meaning||Son of Thom, Son of Thomas, Son of Tom|
|Variant form(s)||Di Tommaso, Thom, Thomas, Thomason, Thomassen, Thomasson, Thomson, Tom, Tomadze, Tomašević, Tomashov, Tomashvili, Tomaszewicz, Tomescu, Tommasi, Tumasian, Tumasyan|
Thompson is a patronymic surname of Scottish origin, with a variety of spellings, meaning "son of Thom".An alternative origin may be geographical, arising from the placename Thompson. During the Plantation period, settlers carried the name to Ireland. There has been a third alternative claim made that Thom(p)son originated as the English translation of MacTavish, which is the Anglicised version of the Gaelic name of MacTamhais.
Thompson is the 14th most common surname in the United Kingdom. According to the 2010 United States Census, Thompson was the 23rd most frequently reported surname, accounting for 0.23% of the population.
Blake is a surname or a given name which originated from Old English. Its derivation is uncertain; it could come from "blac", a nickname for someone who had dark hair or skin, or from "blaac", a nickname for someone with pale hair or skin. Another theory is that it is a corruption of "Ap Lake", meaning "Son of Lake".
MacLeod and McLeod are surnames in the English language.
Davies is a patronymic Welsh surname. It may be a corruption of Dyfed, itself a corruption of Dési, colonists from south-east Ireland who occupied the old tribal area of the Demetae in south-west Wales in the late third century AD, establishing a dynasty which lasted five centuries. Dyfed is recorded as a surname as late as the 12th century for e.g. Gwynfard Dyfed, born in 1175. 'Dafydd' appears as a given name in the 13th Century, e.g. Dafydd ap Gruffydd (1238–1283), Prince of Wales, and Dafydd ab Edmwnd, Welsh poet. The given name 'Dafydd' is generally translated into English as 'David'. Alternatively it may derive from David, the name of Wales's patron saint. In Wales Davies is standardly pronounced DAY-vis, that is, identically to Davis. This pronunciation is also used by many outside the United Kingdom, where it competes with the spelling pronunciation DAY-veez, which is particularly common in the US.
Nick is a masculine given name. It is also often encountered as a short form (hypocorism) of the given names Nicholas, Nicola, Nicolas or Nikola. It is also one of the only names in the English Language which can be sung to any theme tune due to the short phonetic burst in which it is pronounced e.g "Nick, Niiiick Nick!". It may refer to:
Anderson is a surname deriving from a patronymic meaning "son of Anders/Andrew". It originated in parallel in the British Isles and the Nordic countries.
Cooper is an English surname originating in England; see Cooper (profession). Cooper is the 4th most common surname in Liberia and 35th most common in England.
The surname Collins has a variety of likely origins in Britain and Ireland:
Morris is a surname of various origins though mostly of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh origin. The name in some cases can be of German origin and even an Americanization of several Jewish surnames. The surname ranked 53 out of 88,799 in the United States and 32 out of 500 in England and Wales.
Thomas is a common surname of English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, French, German, Dutch, and Danish origin.
The name Jordan can refer to several things. The origin of the name is Hebrew ירדן (Yarden), meaning "one who descends" or "to flow down". The form found in Western names comes from its Greek form Ἰορδάνης (Iordanes). In Arabic it is Al-Urdunn, in Hebrew Yarden, in Greek Iordanes, in Latin Jordanus, in Italian Giordano, in Spanish Jordán, in Portuguese Jordão, in German Jordan, in Dutch Jordaan, in French Jourdain, in Irish Iordáin, in Romanian Iordan, in Serbian Jordan, and in Catalan Jordà. Jordan can be either a given name or a surname. Originally a male given name, but in later centuries, it was also a common given name for girls. As a given name, the English form is unisex.
Grant can be both a surname and a given name. The name is of English, Scottish or Irish origin, and there are several possible origins for the name.
Walsh is a common Irish surname, meaning "Briton" or "foreigner", literally "Welshman" or 'Wales', taken to Ireland by British soldiers during and after the Norman invasion of Ireland. It is most common in County Mayo and County Kilkenny. It is the fourth most common surname in Ireland, and the 265th most common in the United States. There are variants including "Walshe", "Welsh", "Brannagh", and "Breathnach". Walsh is uncommon as a given name. The name is often pronounced "Welsh" in the south and west of the country.
Norman is both a surname and a given name. The surname has multiple origins including English, Irish, Scottish, German, Norwegian, Ashkenazi Jewish and Jewish American. The given name Norman is mostly of English origin, though in some cases it can be an Anglicised form of a Scottish Gaelic personal name.
Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic ethnicities, the Welsh ab Owain and the Irish Ó Buadhacháin.
Ross can be used as a given name, typically for males, but is also a typical family name for people of Scottish descent. Derived from the Gaelic for a "promontory" or "headland".
Bradshaw is the surname of the following people:
Sheridan is an Anglicized version of the Irish surname O'Sirideáin, originating in Co Longford, Ireland. In Irish, it means grandson or decendant of Sheridan.
Oliver is a surname derived from the Old French personal name Olivier. The Oliver surname seems to be French Norman in origin. The Scottish Oliver family was a sept of the Scotland Highlands' powerful Clan Fraser of Lovat.
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