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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Soren.
Thor is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#11439 out of 88799, Top 13%). (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) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its apex in 2012 and has remained as widespread to this day. Soren (#640) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)