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Multiple Origins for the Surname Thurman


Swiss


Thurman Early Origins



The surname Thurman was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Thurman Spelling Variations


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Thurman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thorman, Thormann, Thormans, Thormanns, Thormanes, Thormannes, Thormane, Thormanne, Thorrman, Thorrmann, Thoorman, Thoormann, Thurman, Thurmann, Torman, Tureman and many more.

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Thurman Early History


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Thurman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thurman research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thurman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thurman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thurman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thurman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thurman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Roger Thurman, who arrived in Maryland in 1678
  • Roger Thurman, who landed in Maryland in 1678 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Thurman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Thurman, who arrived in Virginia in 1703
  • Charles Thurman, who landed in Virginia in 1703 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Miller Thurman, aged 46, who arrived in New York in 1799 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Thurman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Thurman, who arrived in Arkansas in 1894 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurman (post 1700)



  • Scotty Thurman (b. 1974), American professional basketball player
  • Michael Richard Thurman (b. 1973), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Howard Thurman (1899-1981), African American author, philosopher, theologian, educator and civil rights leader
  • Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman (b. 1941), American Buddhist writer and academic, father of Uma Thurman
  • Uma Thurman (b. 1970), award-winning American actress best known for her work under the direction of Quentin Tarantino
  • Nena Thurman, Mexican-American model
  • Maxwell Thurman (1931-1995), American general, who led the US invasion of Panama in 1989
  • Wallace Henry Thurman (1902-1934), American author
  • Odell Lamar Thurman (b. 1983), American NFL linebacker
  • Allen Granberry Thurman, American Democratic Representative and Senator from Ohio

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Suggested Readings for the name Thurman


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Suggested Readings for the name Thurman



  • Descendants of Arthur Massey, Cheraws District, South Carolina, 1769, with Allied Lines of Thurman and Tucker by Carmae Massey Smith.
  • The Stroms of South Carolina by Samuel T. Strom.
  • The Thurmond Family: A Black Lineage by Sameera V. Thurmond.

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Thurman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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The Thurman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thurman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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