The name Hawthorne is a boy's name of English origin meaning "lives where hawthorn hedges grow". Hawthorne and is often added to lists like American Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
The great American novelist sets this above many other surnames (and nature names, for that matter), but it's still an imposing and adventurous choice. Do nicknames Hawk or Thorne make it more approachable? The timid should stick with Nathaniel.
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