Thurlow

The Meaning & Origin of the Name Thurlow

Thurlow is an English boy name, which has 7 letters.

Thurlow is an English surname of Old Norse or Anglo-Saxon origin. It is derived from the Old Norse given name Þórir, meaning "Thor's warrior", or from the Anglo-Saxon given name Þūruld, meaning "Thor's wolf".

Pronuncation THUR-loh

Alternate Meaning From thor

Origin or Current Usage English

Gender M

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Detailed Information About The Name Thurlow

The name Thurlow is of Old English origin and has several possible meanings and variations. It is a locational surname derived from the village of Thurlow in Suffolk, England. The name can also be traced back to the Old English personal name "Thurle" or "Thurl", meaning "Thor's hill" or "hill of Thor." The element "Thur" refers to the Norse god of thunder, Thor, and "low" refers to a hill or mound. As a surname, Thurlow has been recorded in various forms over the centuries, including Thurlawe, Thurlow, Thurlough, and Thorlowe.

Thurlow is not a very common name and is considered a rare surname in most parts of the world. It is more prevalent in English-speaking countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Australia. The name Thurlow is often associated with individuals of English or Anglo-Saxon ancestry.

Throughout history, individuals with the surname Thurlow have made significant contributions in various fields. One prominent figure is Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow, who was a British lawyer and politician. He served as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain during the late 18th century and was known for his conservative views and strong support of the monarchy. Edward Thurlow was a key figure in the legal and political landscape of his time.

Today, individuals with the name Thurlow can be found in diverse professions and industries. The name Thurlow exemplifies a sense of heritage and history, reflecting the rich tapestry of the English language and culture.

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