8,184 THORNHILL members around the world
THORNHILL Family HistoryThis interesting surname is a habitational name from a number of places called "Thornhill", in Derbyshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, and Yorkshire, so called from the old English pre 7th Century word "thorn", thornbush, and "hyll", a hill, hence a hill overgrown with thorn bushes. Thornhill in Derbyshire was recorded as "Thornhull", (in the 1320 Pipe Rolls) while in Dorset, near Stalbridge it was called "Thornhulle" (in the 1377 Feet of Fines), and near Wimborne it was "Tornehelle" (in the Domesday Book of 1086), whereas, in Wiltshire the Taxatio ecclesiastia of 1291 called it "Thornhulle".
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous THORNHILL (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the THORNHILL tribe
- Find your THORNHILL ancestor
- Tell us about your THORNHILL Family
- Tell us about your THORNHILL ancestors
- Ask a question about the THORNHILL history
- Leave a message for THORNHILL family members
Invite more THORNHILL family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the THORNHILL tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the THORNHILL live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!