Thornton
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Famous bearer would be Thornton Wilder, who wrote the play 'Our Town.'
-- Mithos514  5/13/2006
This may sound weird, but while I love Thorston/Thorsten in English, this name strikes me as too surname-y and annoyingly elitist and pretentious.
-- slight night shiver  5/10/2008
In England, "Thornton" is mainly used as a surname. The only place I have actually ever seen this name being used, as a first name, is in the Sims 3 ("Thornton Wolff").
-- Anonymous User  9/3/2009
I'm starting to really like this name but it sounds way too elite to use in real life.
-- number1212  9/16/2010
Pretentious, but strangely charming. When you see the Thorn in there it's also a bit scary.
-- Ambiversion  6/6/2012

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