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What does Bjorne mean?

Bjorne Pronunciation of Bjorne [bjorne] as a name for boys. Bjorne means "bear". Bjorne is an alternate spelling of Bjorn (Scandinavian, Old Norse): transcription of Bernard.

Associated with: bear.


2 relations via Bjorn: Bjarn and Bjarne.

Creative forms:
(male) Bjornet, ..

(female) Bjoran, Bjorna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bjorne Jaron (B.J.), ..

How popular is Bjorne?

Bjorne is an unusual first name for males. Bjorne is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bjorn (#1616 in recent rankings) is the only prominent alternative form of Bjorne (not ranked). Other variants, like Bjarn, are seldom used. This form of Bjorne is at the apex of its popularity today (#1616). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bjorn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bjorn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bjorne is pronounced similarly to Beirne, Bern, Berne, Born, Borne, Bourn, Bourne, Burn, Burne, Byrn and Byrne. Other recommended names are Aherne, Bairre, Barnes, Barney, Barree, Barrie, Bayne, Beirney (see Burney), Beirnie, Benne, Berke, Berle, Bernie, Birnie, Blaine, Blayne, Bodie, Bodine, Boine, Bond, Bonner, Boone, Boote, Boothe, Borden, Borg, Boris, Borja, Borys, Bourke, Bowie, Boyce, Boyde, Boyn, Boyne, Brocke, Brodee, Brodie, Bron, Brooke, Burke, Burle, Burnet, Burnie, Burns, Byrnes, Cairne, Carne, Coyne, Doane, Gjorn, Hearne, Herne, Kairne, Kearne, Lonne, Lorne, Nairne, Osborne, Roane, Sloane, Stone, Thorne and Verne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bjorne.

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