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Early Origins of the Thurmond family


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.

Early History of the Thurmond family


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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.

Early Notables of the Thurmond family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Thurmond family to the New World and Oceana


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)

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

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


  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)

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