Given Name ÁSBJÖRN

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and björn "bear". It is therefore a cognate of OSBORN.
DIMINUTIVES: Bjarni (Ancient Scandinavian), Bjarni (Icelandic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Osbeorn (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 SPELLING: Asbjörn, Asbjørn
USER SUBMISSION: Ásbjørn

Sources & References

Categories

animals, bears, Elder Scrolls characters, fauna, nature
Entry updated December 3, 2014