Thomson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Thomson Name Meaning: The Scottish spelling of Thompson, from the ancient personal name 'Thomas' meaning twin

First found in Ayrshire, where they were seated as Lords of Kylne Kylle from circa 1150.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Thomson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Thomson family

Profession Census Frequency
Independent 162
Female Servant 151
Agricultural Labourer 129
Labourer 77
Male Servant 48
Farmer 43
Weaver 32
Tailor 29
Shoe Maker 26
Carpenter 24
Cotton Weaver 24
Dress Maker 23
Coal Miner 19
Gardener 16
Clerk 15
Engineer 15
Blacksmith 13
Baker 12
Cotton Spinner 11
Independant 11
Joiner 10
Pupil 9
Draper 9
Carter 9
Painter 9

Thomson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Thomson 100% 53,262
2 Thomason 88% 14,425
3 Tomson 86% 3,693

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