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Thor meaning and name origin

Thor \thor\ as a boy's 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.

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

For more information, see also the related name Soren.

Suggested similar baby names are Tahir, Thom, Thorn, Thorp, Toro, Torr, Toru, Tory, Troi, Troy and Tyr.

View a list of the 18 names that reference Thor.


Popularity of Thor

Thor is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11439 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Thor name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Thor with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Thor name in U.S.
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