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What does Soren mean?

Soren Pronunciation of Soren [soren] as a boys' name is pronounced SORE-en. It is of Danish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Soren is "apart". Variant of Severus. The name may derive from an old Roman family name, Severinus, or also possibly from Thor (Old Norse). Philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.

Affiliated boy name: Severin.

Associated with: old, roman, norse, philosopher.


4 alternative forms via Severinus, Thor: Thorin, Tor, Tore and Torre.

Creative forms:
(male) Serren, Sore, ..

(female) Sone, Soreni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Soren Kade (S.K.), ..

How popular is Soren?

Soren is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Soren entered the list in 1993 and reached its peak position of #577 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Soren name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Thorin (#1183 a year ago), Thor (#1436) and Tor are the popular related forms of Soren (#577 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Torre, are seldom used. These relations of Soren were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (median #1299). Soren has historically been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Soren, Thor, Thorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Soren is pronounced similarly to Cyran. Other recommended names are Aaren, Ahren, Airen, Aren, Arren, Ayren, Biren, Boden, Borden, Bowen, Bren, Byren, Corben, Coren, Daren, Dorien, Dorren, Efren, Forden, Foxen, Garen, Gorden, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Jaren, Jeren, Joben, Jorden, Joren, Jorgen, Koren, Laren, Logen, Loren, Lorren, Morgen, Morten, Morven, Naren, Nolen, Normen, Oren, Orren, Rowen, Rozen, Saxen, Sereno, Simen, Sohan, Sorel, Sorley, Sorrel, Steen, Sten, Sven, Swen, Taren, Toren and Worden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Soren.