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What does Thorin mean?

Thorin Pronunciation of Thorin [thorin] 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).

Associated with: norse, thunder.


Thorin has 1 variant: Thorian.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Thoric, ..

(female) Thorna, Thorra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thorin Brecken (T.B.), ..

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)

Thorin was first listed in 2013 and reached its apex rank of #1183 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 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.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Thor (#1436 in recent rankings) and Tor are the popular varying forms of Thorin (#1183 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Thorin were favored in 2015 (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.

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