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Meaning and Origin of: Thorndike

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Thorny riverbank

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived by a defense consisting of a thorn hedge and a ditch, or a habitational name from some minor place named with Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + dīc ‘ditch’, ‘dike’.