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Gender: Male Meaning of Thurman: "defended by Thor" Origin of Thurman: Norse

The name Thurman is a boy's name of Norse origin meaning "defended by Thor". Thurman and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Found as a first name primarily in baseball books giving the stats on the late New York Yankee Thurman Munson.

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Famous People Named Thurman

Thurman Lee Munson, American baseball player
Thurman Lee Thomas, American NFL football player
Thurman Lowell Tucker, American baseball player
Thurman Wesley Arnold, American trustbusting lawyer
Thurman Ruth, American vaudeville singer
Benjamin Thurman Hacker, U.S. Navy rear admiral
Uma Thurman, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Thurman

Thurman Merman, boy in the "Bad Santa" films