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What does Thor mean?

Thor \thor\ as a boys' name is pronounced thor. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Thor is "thunder". Mythology: Thor was the Norse god of thunder and power, one of the sons of Odin. Thursday was named for Thor. Explorer Thor Heyerdahl.


Variations

Thor has 8 variants: Thorian, Thorin, Thorsson, Thorvald, Tor, Tore, Torre and Tyrus.

For more information, see also the related boy name Soren.

Thor has 2 feminine forms: Thora and Tova.


Popularity

Thor is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#12737 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Thor and corresponding names. Soren (#640 last year) and Tor are the prominent varying forms of Thor (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2012 (usage of 0.1875%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.18%, down 4%). Soren (#640) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Soren in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Tahir, Thom, Thorn, Thorp, Toro, Torr, Toru, Tory, Troi, Troy and Tyr. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thor.

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