When David Livingston Thurman Jr was born on 4 January 1872, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Livingston Thurman, was 50 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Walters, was 39. He married Ella Gore Muir on 11 March 1893, in Athertonville, LaRue, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1950. He died on 15 February 1957, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.
English (Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire): from the Middle English personal name T(h)urmund, Old Norse Thórmundr, composed of the elements Thórr, the name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor ) + mundr ‘protection’. This personal name in was rare and Thurman may also have derived from the commoner Middle English personal name T(h)urmod, T(h)urmot by assimilation of the second theme -mod, -mot to the element -mund, which is found in several other compound personal names.
Americanized form of German Thurmann: habitational name for someone from a place called Thur (see Thur ).
Americanized form of German Thurmann: occupational name for a watchman, from Middle Low German torn(e)man (torn(e) ‘tower’) or Middle High German turn, turm ‘tower’ + man ‘man’. Compare Turman .
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