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What does Thorin mean?

Thorin /thor-in/ as a boys' name is of Old Norse derivation, and the meaning of Thorin is "thunder". Thorin is an alternate form of Thor (Old Norse) with the suffix -in.

Associated with: norse, thunder


Thorin has 1 variant: Thorian.

Thorin has 4 more related forms via Thor: Thorsson, Tor, Tore and Torre.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Thoric, Thornin, ..

(female) Thoriny, Thorna, ..

How popular is Thorin?

Thorin is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Thorin for boys. Thorin was first listed in 2013 and reached its apex rank of #1453 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Thorin and related names. Thor (#1438 in recent rankings) and Tor are the popular varying forms of Thorin (#1453 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Thorin were favored in 2014 (usage of 0.01%).

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

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

Similar Names


Thorin is alike in pronunciation to Tharon, Theron and Therron. Other suggested similar names are Aherin, Corin, Gorin, Korin, Lorin, Taran, Taren, Tarin, Taron, Tarran, Tarren, Tarrin, Tarron, Tarryn, Tarun, Taurino, Teran, Tern, Teron, Terran, Terrin, Terron, Terryn, Teryn, Thobie, Thorn, Thorne, Thorp, Thorpe, Tobin, Toran, Torean, Toren, Toril, Torin, Torio, Torion, Torran, Torrian, Torrin and Tyron. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thorin.