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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. THORN-burg  [key]
Other Forms FormsThornburgh, Thornborough, Thornberry

Meaning & History

The name Thornburg comes from the Old English thorn broc, because the original bearers lived near a "stream by the thorns" in Buckinghamshire and North Yorkshire.
Added 7/16/2012 by anonymous
Edited 7/28/2012 by erb816