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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

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
  • William Miller Thurman, aged 46, arrived in New York in 1799

Thurman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Thurman, who arrived in Arkansas in 1894

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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 21 February 2016 at 12:14.

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