The name Thornton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "place in the thorns". Thornton and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Trouble and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #6".
From the experts:
Despite Thornton Wilder, playwright of the perennial Our Town, a bit lah-di-dah.
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