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What does Thorstan mean?

Thorstan Pronunciation of Thorstan [thorstan] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and Thorstan means "Thor's stone". Thorstan is a variant form of Thurston (Old English): also possibly "Thor's town".

Associated with: old english, stone (rock).


Thorstan has 5 variants: Thorstein, Thorsten, Thurstain, Thurstan and Thursten.

2 more alternative forms via Thurston: Torsten and Torston.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Thorstan Tzvi (T.T.), ..

How popular is Thorstan?

Thorstan is a rare given name for men. Thorstan is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Thorstan (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Thurston. Adoption of this relation of Thorstan was more pronounced during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thurston in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thorstan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ahsan, Christan, Chrystian, Corwan, Darshan, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dorrian, Drostan, Dustan, Fiontan, Florian, Florrian, Gordan, Gorman, Jordan, Jorian, Justan, Kristan, Morgan, Morrgan, Norman, Riordan, Roshan, Sheridan, Sherman, Taran, Taurean, Teran, Terran, Tharon, Theron, Therron, Thomas, Thompson, Thomson, Thorald, Thorbern, Thorbjorn, Thorburn, Thoreau, Thorian, Thorin, Thorkel (see Torquil), Thorley, Thorn, Thorne, Thornlea, Thornley, Thornly, Thornton, Thorold, Thorp, Thorpe, Thorsson, Thorvald, Thurman, Thurmon, Tiarnan, Toran, Torean, Torran, Torrian, Trevan, Tristam, Tristan, Tristen, Tristian, Tristin, Triston, Tristyn, Triton, Trystan and Wystan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thorstan.

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