"thorn thicket"

Thorne Origin and Meaning

The name Thorne is boy's name of English origin meaning "thorn thicket".
Rose and Briar are popular, and Hawthorn is cool – so why not the equally prickly Thorne? The E ending gives it a surnamey spin à la Hawthorne.

Thorne Smith (born James Thorne) was a comic fantasy writer most noted for his Topper novels.

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Famous People Named Thorne

  • (James) Thorne SmithAmerican novelist
  • Thorne Webb DreyerAmerican writer and counterculture activist

Thorne in Pop Culture

  • Thorne Forrestercharacter on American soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Tom Thornefrom novels by Mark Billingham and TV series "Thorne"
  • Carswell Thornefrom The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
  • Thorne Gearycharacter in Taboo (TV Series)