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".
Thorne may refer to:
Price or Pryce is a patronymic name derived from the Welsh "ap Rhys" meaning "son of Rhys". The given name Rhys means "enthusiasm" in Welsh. It is a common surname among those of Welsh ancestry. At the time of the British Census of 1881, its frequency was highest in Radnorshire, followed by Brecknockshire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, Flintshire, Shropshire, Denbighshire, Glamorgan, Carmarthenshire and Worcestershire. The surname has many other spellings including Priess, Priesz, and many others.
Moran is a modern Irish surname and derived from membership of a medieval dynastic sept. The name means a descendant of Mórán. “Mor” in Gaelic translates as big or great and “an” as the prefix the. Morans were a respected sept of the Uí Fiachrach dynasty in the western counties of Mayo and Sligo. In Ireland, where the name descended from the Gaelic, it is generally pronounced MORR-ən anglicised approximate of the Irish pronunciation.
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:
Cole is a surname of English origin, and is much less frequently a given name. It is of Middle English origin, and its meaning is "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal". The Cole family originated in Cornwall, South West England. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Randolphi Cole, appearing in the Winton Rolls of Hampshire in 1148.
Nolan is both a surname and a given name, of Irish origin from Ó Nualláin. Notable people with the name include:
Masters is a surname. It may refer to:
Courtney is a name of Old French origin, introduced into England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It has two quite distinct interpretations: firstly, the surname may be locational, from places called Courtenay in the regions of Loiret and Gâtinais. The House of Courtenay was a significant French family with close association with both the French, and thereby, English royal lines; in England the Courtenays were Earls of Devon.
Harper is a surname that is also commonly used as a given name in the United States.
The surname Burns has several origins. In some cases it derived from the Middle English or Scots burn, and originated as a topographic name for an individual who lived by a stream. In other cases the surname is a variant form of the surname Burnhouse, which originated as habitational name, derived from a place name made up of the word elements burn and house. In other cases the surname Burns originated as a nickname meaning "burn house". In other cases, the surname Burns is an Anglicised form of the Gaelic Ó Broin, which means "descendant of Bran". In some cases the surname Burns is an Americanized form of the Jewish surname Bernstein, which is derived from the German bernstein ("amber").
Lindsay or Lindsey is an English surname, originally derived from the territory of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, from the Old English toponym Lindesege, i.e. "marshlands of Lincoln". It is found in both England and Scotland, where it gives its name to a clan.
Hunter is an English and Scottish surname. Notable people with the surname include:
West is a surname shared by several notable people:
Barr is a surname, and may refer to:
Duffy is a surname of Irish origin that comes from the original Irish name Ó Dubhthaigh, meaning descendant or grandson of Dubhthach. Dubhthach was an Old Irish first name meaning "Black". The name also has connotations derived from Spain, Latin America and Italy. Variations include: Duffey, Duffee, Duff, O'Duffey, O'Duffy, Duffe, O'Duffe, Dufficy, Doey, Dohey, Doohey, Duhig and O'Dowey. The name originates from Connacht. It may refer to:
Shane is mainly a masculine given name. It is an Anglicized version of the Irish name Seaghán/Seán, which itself is cognate to the name John. Shane comes from the way the name Seán is pronounced in the Ulster dialect of the Irish language, as opposed to Shaun or Shawn.
Donnelly is an Irish surname. It is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Ó Donnghaile", "Ó" meaning male descendant of, and Donnghaile, a personal name composed of the elements "donn" (brown), plus "gal" (valour). The name O’Donnelly is derived from the descendants of Donnghaile (Donnghal) who was the great grandson of Domhnall, King of Aileach. Early ancestors of this surname were a part of Cenél nEoghain and the Uí Néill as descendants from the line of Eógan mac Néill one of the seven sons of Niall Noígíallach.
Clarke is an Anglo-Irish surname which means "clerk". The surname is of English and Irish origin but the original word comes from Latin for clericus. There are some surname variants, including the Clerk and Clark which predates Clarke by over 700 years. Clarke is also uncommonly chosen as a given name.
Larkin is an Irish, Russian or English surname. The English name is a diminutive of Laurence, and the source of a patronymic surname. The Irish name is an Anglicization of the Irish surname Ó Lorcáin, and originates from the Gaelic family of Galway. It may refer to:
Leigh is both an English surname and a unisex given name meaning "meadow" and "delicate."
Tracy is originally a British personal name, that refers to the family de Tracy or de Trasci from Tracy-Bocage in Normandy, France. There are several places called Tracy in Northern France and are themselves a combination of the Gaulish male's name Draccios, or Latin Thracius, and the well-identified Celtic suffix -āko.
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