What does Thornton mean?
The name Thornton is of English origin.
The meaning of Thornton is "thorny place".
Thornton is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Thor-nton.
The Given Name Thornton
Thornton is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and refined.
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Thornton has no variant spellings.
Thornton falls into the name categories flower, place.
In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 6,596
in baby name popularity for boys with 13 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 8,072 in baby name popularity for boys with 10 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
View the Thornton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Thornton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Thornton to other names.
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Thornton Name Fun
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