When Wayne J Thurston was born on 15 July 1936, in Canada, his father, Clifford Earl Thurston, was 35 and his mother, Ellen Eliza Munro, was 34. He died on 19 June 1999, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 62.
English (mainly East Anglia):
from the Anglo-Norman, Anglo-Scandinavian, and Middle English personal name Thurstan, Thorsten (Old Norse Thórsteinn, Thorsten, Anglicized as Old English Thurstān; see Thorstensen ).
habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Thóri (see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.