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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and björn "bear". It is therefore a cognate of OSBORN.
DiminutivesBjarni(Ancient Scandinavian) Bjarni(Icelandic)
Other Languages & CulturesOsbeorn(Anglo-Saxon) Asbjørn, Esben, Bjarne, Ebbe, Espen(Danish) Osborn, Oz, Ozzie, Ozzy(English) Bjarni(Faroese) Asbjørn, Espen, Bjarne, Ebbe, Esben(Norwegian) Asbjörn, Esbjörn, Bjarne, Ebbe(Swedish)
Same SpellingAsbjörn, Asbjørn
User SubmissionÁsbjørn

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