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Thorn

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush or hedge (Old English, Old Norse þorn). The name is also found in Sweden.
  2. English: habitational name from a place named with Old English, Old Norse þorn ‘thorn bush’ (see 1), for example Thorne in Kent, Somerset, and South Yorkshire.
  3. North German and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn ‘tower’.
  4. German: habitational name from the city of Thorn (Toruń in Poland), which was named with Middle High German torn ‘tower’.
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August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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