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: 3 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  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 5 actresses, 2 actors
Sada Thompson   1927-2011  
Susanna Thompson   1958-  
Emma Thompson   1959-  
Lea Thompson   1961-  
Kenan Thompson   1978-  
Scottie Thompson   1981-  
Heshima Thompson   1986-  
Notable Athletes: 6 football, 3 rugby, 2 basketball, 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-  
(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/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 gold/bronze/silver, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(gold/bronze) 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  
(silver/gold) Pauline Davis-Thompson   1996; 2000   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(bronze/gold/silver) Jenny Thompson   1992; 1996; 2000; 2004   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Obadele Thompson   2000   100 m  
(bronze) Chris Thompson   2000   swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
(gold) Tina Thompson   2004; 2008   basketball  
(silver) Rich Thompson   2004   baseball  
(silver/bronze) Richard Thompson   2008; 2012   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(gold/bronze/silver) Lesley Thompson   1984; 1992; 1996; 2000; 2012   rowing  
(silver) Courtney Thompson   2012   volleyball  
(gold) James Thompson   2012   rowing  
(gold) Marielle Thompson   2014   freestyle skiing  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Emma Thompson   1992   Howards End  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed James Thompson   ?-1582  
Title Characters: 1 musical
(musical) Sadie Thompson   1944   Sadie Thompson