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Thurmond Early Origins



The surname Thurmond 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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Thurmond Spelling Variations


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Thurmond 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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Thurmond Early History


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Thurmond Early History



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

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Thurmond Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thurmond Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thurmond 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:

Thurmond Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Thurmond, who landed in Virginia in 1699 [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)

Thurmond Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Thurmond, who arrived 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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurmond (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurmond (post 1700)



  • Paul Reynolds Thurmond (b. 1976), American politician, Member of the South Carolina Senate (2013-)
  • David Christopher "Chris" Thurmond (b. 1953), American football defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach at Rice University
  • Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (1941-2016), nicknamed "Nate the Great," an American NBA basketball player, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
  • Walter Riley Thurmond III (b. 1987), American NFL football cornerback who played from 2010 to 2015
  • Mark Anthony Thurmond (b. 1956), American former Major League Baseball player who played from 1983 to 1990
  • James M. Thurmond (1836-1882), American attorney and politician, Mayor of Dallas (1879-1880)
  • Aretha Thurmond (b. 1976), American two-time gold medalist discus thrower in the Pan American Games (1999 and 2003)
  • Michael L. "Mike" Thurmond (b. 1953), the former Commissioner of Labor for the state of Georgia
  • James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003), American politician and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Sarah Thurmond (d. 1762), also known as Sarah Lewis, a British actress who appeared at Drury Lane and Lincoln's Inn Fields at the end of 1711

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Suggested Readings for the name Thurmond


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Suggested Readings for the name Thurmond



  • Thurmond-Thurmon, From Georgia to Louisiana, 1781-1982 by Mary Edith Thurmon Freudendorf.
  • The Thurmond Family: A Black Lineage by Sameera V. Thurmond.
  • The Thurmonds of Virginia by Walter Robert Thurmond Witschey.

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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. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Thurmond Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thurmond 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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