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Region of origin Denmark
Meaning son of Thomas
Other names
Variant(s) Thomason, Thomson, Thompson

Thomsen is a Danish patronymic surname meaning "son of Tom (or Thomas)", itself derived from the Aramaic תום or Tôm, meaning "twin". There are many varied surname spellings, with the first historical record believed to be found in 1252. Thomsen is uncommon as a given name.[1][2][3]

People with the surname Thomsen include:


  1. ^ Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1, p. 260.
  2. ^ "Thomsen Surname Meaning and Distribution".  Retrieved 25 January 2014
  3. ^ "Surname: Thomsen". Name Origin Research. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 

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