Namesakes

Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
John Sparrow David Thompson   1892-1894  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Sada Thompson   1978   Family  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Justin Thompson   1994   Party of Five  
Hall-of-Famers: 4 basketball, 1 baseball, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Cecil "Tiny" Thompson   1959  
(basketball) John "Cat" Thompson   1962  
(baseball) Sam Thompson   1974  
(basketball) David Thompson   1996  
(basketball) John Thompson   1999  
(basketball) Tina Thompson   2018  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 6 actresses, 2 actors
Sada Thompson   1927-2011  
Susanna Thompson   1958-  
Emma Thompson   1959-  
Andrea Thompson   1960-  
Lea Thompson   1961-  
Kenan Thompson   1978-  
Scottie Thompson   1981-  
Heshima Thompson   1986-  
Notable Athletes: 6 football, 3 basketball, 3 rugby, 1 baseball, 1 ice hockey, 1 soccer
(baseball) Sam Thompson   1860-1922  
(ice hockey) Cecil "Tiny" Thompson   1903-1981  
(basketball) John "Cat" Thompson   1906-1990  
(basketball) David Thompson   1954-  
(basketball) Tina Thompson   1975-  
(soccer) Archie Thompson   1978-  
(rugby) Luke Thompson   1981-  
(rugby) Kane Thompson   1982-  
(football) McLeod Bethel-Thompson   1988-  
(football) Deonte Thompson   1989-  
(rugby) Brett Thompson   1990-  
(football) Tyrus Thompson   1991-  
(football) Juwan Thompson   1992-  
(football) Mykkele Thompson   1993-  
(football) Shaq Thompson   1994-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 physicist
Benjamin Thompson   1753-1814  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Flora Thompson   1876-1947  
Olympic Medalists: 6 gold, 4 bronze, 2 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold/bronze/silver, 1 gold/silver/bronze, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(bronze/gold) William Thompson   1904   archery - American round; archery - team round; archery - York round  
(bronze) James Thompson   1928   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Wilbur Thompson   1948   shot put  
(gold) Don Thompson   1960   50 km walk  
(gold) Daley Thompson   1980; 1984   decathlon  
(bronze) Christy Opara-Thompson   1992   4x100 m relay  
(gold/bronze/silver) Jenny Thompson   1992; 1996; 2000; 2004   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold/silver/bronze) Lesley Thompson   1984; 1992; 1996; 2000; 2012   rowing  
(silver/gold) Pauline Davis-Thompson   1996; 2000   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(bronze) Obadele Thompson   2000   100 m  
(bronze) Chris Thompson   2000   swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
(silver) Rich Thompson   2004   baseball  
(gold) Tina Thompson   2004; 2008   basketball  
(silver) Courtney Thompson   2012   volleyball  
(silver/bronze) Richard Thompson   2008; 2012   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(gold) James Thompson   2012   rowing  
(gold) Marielle Thompson   2014   freestyle skiing  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Emma Thompson   1992   Howards End  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister David Thompson   2008-2010   Barbados  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed James Thompson   ?-1582  
Title Characters: 1 musical
(musical) Sadie Thompson   1944   Sadie Thompson