Thor name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Norse, English and Scandinavian
Usage: Scandinavian, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: thor
Meaning: Thunder
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What does Thor mean?

Frequently Used Thor dominantly is used in Swedish, Icelandic, Finnish, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Danish and Greenlandic came from English, Old Norse and Scandinavian bestowed upon baby boys, meaning of Thor is "Thunder". Thor is variant form of acclaimed Tor.

Tor is variation of Tord. Also Tor is form of Þórr. Tor is also form of Names Containing the Name Element Þor. Tor is short of names with "gate". Widely Accepted African-Tiv and Old Norse Tor, meaning of Tor is "King, Watchtower and God of Thunder".

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How do I pronounce Thor?

The one syllabled name Thor is pronounced, thor.

Variants of Thor

Thor, Tor, Tord, Þórr

Names that rhyme with Thor

How popular is the name Thor?

A common name in United States having over 4336 recievers in 108 years of usage. Currently the name is rising, in 1968, 118 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 876th position.

Also, Thor was a common name in Denmark. Over 527 babies have been named Thor since 2015. When at its peak in 2015,. However after 3 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 3 times Also, A common name in Sweden with over 457 new-borns have been given the name since 2016.

Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 2016, it ranked 92nd when 165 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

In Belgium, Thor is a familiar name where it has been in use since 1997 and has secured the place in top 200 names.

In 2007, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 150 on boy names chart when 83 babies were given the name Thor. Over 886 babies in Belgium have been named Thor.

The first name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 195 people have been named Thor in England and Wales.

But Thor is a popular baby name in Norway where every 1 in 500 have the name. According to our research, at least 20000 people have been bestowed Thor around the globe.

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What numbers say about Thor?

You hate to lose or be rejected. You often trust the wrong people when it comes to relationships. You are a hard worker who wants to give their best to accomplish more on a professional level. Searching for answers can sometimes make you feel miserable and disappoint you because you can't find answers to all your questions. To have no 6 as your soul urge number means you are focused on inner healing.

Looking for names similar to Thor? Please go through the following names

  •  Vølund - Boy name Vølund is particulary used in Danish. Vølund is equivalent of Vǫlundr in Danish language
  •  Torlek - Boy name Torlek is specifically used in Danish language. Torlek is Danish equivalent of Þórlæikr
  •  Sighfridh - Unisex name Sighfridh is largely used in Swedish and Old Swedish. Sighfridh is equivalent of *Sigfríðr in Swedish language. Also Sighfridh is Swedish equivalent of Sigfrøðr
  •  Bodil - Bodils origin is Old Norse and Scandinavian is used dominantly in Danish, Icelandic and Greenlandic, a gender-neutral name, meaning of Bodil is "Help or Remedy"
  •  Berny - Unfamiliar Bernys origin is Germanic and Old English is a gender insensitive name dominantly used in Finnish, Norwegian and English, meaning of Berny is "Bärenstarke and Bear". Berny is shortened form of Bernardo.
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Famous people named Thor

  • Thor Pedersen, Danish politician representing the Liberal party
  • Thor Kunkel, a German author
  • Thor Kristensen, member of Denmark's rowing team, the Gold Four
  • Thor Listau, Norwegian military technician and politician for the Conservative Party
  • Thor Knudsen, Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party
  • Thor Johnson, American conductor
  • Thor, fictional character
  • Thor Longus, early 12th-century Anglo-Saxon noble associated with Roxburghshire
  • Thor Sørheim, Norwegian author
  • Thor Alex Kappfjell, Norwegian offshore oil worker and BASE jumper
  • Thor Jensen, Norwegian gymnast
  • Thor Ørvig, Norwegian sailor
  • Thor Larsen, Norwegian gymnast
  • Thor Fossum, Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Thor Myklebust, Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party and later the Liberal People's Party
  • Thor Munkager, Danish handball player
  • Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background
  • Thor Hushovd, Norwegian former professional road bicycle racer
  • Thor Halvorssen, —is a Venezuelan human rights advocate and film producer with contributions
  • Thor Jørgen Spurkeland, Norwegian footballer playing midfielder and striker
  • Thor Vilhjálmsson, Icelandic writer
  • Thor, heavy metal band from Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Thor Hansen, professional poker player
  • Thor Salden, winning contestant in the Belgian pre-selections of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006 and he represented Belgium in the international final on 2 December 2006
  • Thor, Filipino singer-songwriter and vocal coach
  • Thor Helland, 13
  • Thor Henning, Swedish breaststroke and freestyle swimmer
  • Thor C. Tollefson, U.S. Representative from Washington
  • Thor Halvorssen, —was a Venezuelan-Norwegian businessman
  • Thor Halvorssen Mendoza Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza â € • commonly known as Thor Halvorssenâ € • is a human rights defender and film producer with works in the field of politics, the defense of public interests, individual rights and civil liberties
  • Thor Michael Aamodt acted in movie Insomnia

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