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Type Surname (from location)

Meaning & History

In North German, Danish, and Luxembourgish, it is a habitational name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn "tower".
In Silesian German and Polish, it is a habitational name for the city of Torun in Poland (called Thorn in German).
Added 10/19/2014 by Goweegie2
Edited 10/15/2015 by Beautiful Victory

See Also

Thorn, and user submission Thörn