Name: Thurman

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thurman

  • Meaning:
    Protected
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (THUR man)
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Miscellaneous Info for Thurman

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name reached #205 in the United States in 1977.

    It is thought to have derived from the Old Norse, Thormund. Thor was the ancient god of thunder, and mundr means "protection" so literally translated it would be Thor's protection.

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