Thorn (surname)

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Thorn is a surname that may refer to:

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Brad Thorn New Zealand-Australian rugby league player

Bradley Carnegie Thorn is a rugby union coach and former rugby league and rugby union player. Born in New Zealand, he represented Australia in rugby league and New Zealand in rugby union in a 22-season career as a player. He is currently the head coach of the Queensland Reds and the head coach of Queensland Country.

Dale Thorn American journalist, academic, press secretary

Jesse Dale Thorn, usually known as Dale Thorn or as J. Dale Thorn, was a journalist and professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who was the first press secretary during the 1970s to then Governor Edwin Edwards, a Democrat.

Erin Thorn American basketball player-coach

Erin Thorn is an American professional basketball player. She is currently playing for Tarbes GB in Tarbes, France.

Fictional characters

Damien Thorn antagonist of The Omen series

Damien Thorn is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of The Omen series. He is the Antichrist and the son of the Devil. The character has been portrayed by Harvey Spencer Stephens, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Sam Neill, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Bradley James.

See also

Thorne is a surname of English origin, originally referring to a thorn bush. Thorne is the 1,721st most common surname name in the United States. Thorne family's origins date back to the period prior to the Norman Conquest of 1066, to the county of Somerset. Thorne is an English name, now found mostly in the area of Dorset and Devon, bordering counties located on the southwestern coast of England. The knighthood was bestowed on William Thorne by King Richard the Lion Hearted for heroism during the 3rd crusade approximately 1199. The Thorne motto "Vincere Vel Mori" literally translates "Conquer or Die".

The surname Thom is of Scottish origin, from the city of Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Angus, and is a sept of the Clan MacThomas.

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