Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsThéron
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 4/18/2016
South African surname of Occitan origin derived from any of the various locations named Théron or Thérond. The name itself is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tur- or Latin torus/thorus meaning "height, elevation". A notable bearer is Charlize Theron (1975-), a South African-American actress.