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ˈtɒm sənthom·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thomson, Virgil Thomson, Virgil Garnett Thomsonnoun

    United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)

  2. Thomson, Elihu Thomsonnoun

    United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)

  3. Thomson, George Paget Thomson, Sir George Paget Thomsonnoun

    English physicist (son of Joseph John Thomson) who was a co-discoverer of the diffraction of electrons by crystals (1892-1975)

  4. Thomson, Joseph John Thomson, Sir Joseph John Thomsonnoun

    English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940)


  1. thomson

    Thomson is primarily associated with two significant entities: 1. J.J. Thomson: A British physicist who is credited with discovering and identifying the electron, isotopes and inventing the mass spectrometer. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1906. 2. Thomson Reuters: A multinational media conglomerate, formed by the merger of Thomson Corporation of Canada and Reuters Group of the United Kingdom in 2008. It provides information and data for professionals in the financial, legal, tax, accounting, healthcare, science and media sectors.


  1. Thomson

    Thomson, incorporated February 15, 1854, is a city in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. The population was 6,828 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of McDuffie County. Thomson's nickname is "The Camellia City of the South", in honor of the thousands of camellia plants throughout the city. It is part of the Augusta – Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area. This city was once entirely owned by plantation owner John Langston. The city was named for John Edgar Thomson of the Georgia Railroad. The Old Rock House, built in 1785, is said to be one of Georgia's oldest documented houses with design intact. Built by Thomas Ansley, the home is said to be the home of ancestors of former president Jimmy Carter.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Thomson is ranked #1440 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Thomson surname appeared 24,750 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Thomson.

    89.9% or 22,263 total occurrences were White.
    3.9% or 985 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 639 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 436 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 314 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 116 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomson in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Thomson in a Sentence

  1. Monique Villa:

    At Thomson Reuters Foundation she has no professional dealings with Iran whatsoever, in fact, Thomson Reuters Foundation has no dealings with Iran and does not operate in the country.

  2. James Rosenberg:

    Andrew Thomson did not engage in any inappropriate sexual conduct during Andrew Thomson time at SPS and there is no allegation that Andrew Thomson did.

  3. Rob Sanderson:

    Thomson Reuters's phenomenal at these( currency headwind) levels that they're accelerating to that level of growth, i don't think there's going to be too many people crying for them to start monetizing other properties anytime soon because the core business is so strong.

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