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The "Sör" part is pronounced a little like "sir", rhymes with Fleur. Sören = SIR-enn.
-- Ylva  9/29/2005
Actually my nephew's name is Soren and it is pronounced like it looks not "sir-en".
-- stuckonstupid  11/19/2005
Ylva left a comment about the pronunciation of Sören, which was correct. Obviously if you anglicize the name and drop the umlaut it will be pronounced differently, more like in sorry.
-- Elphi  12/13/2005
I have a friend named Soren, without the umlaut. I'm from Belgium, and here the name is pronounced like Sooren, in Dutch pronunciation. It's not like the English one.
-- Winter  6/10/2006
I LOVE this name! And that is why I chose to name my first born son Soren. It's a very masculine name and my son is very handsome and intelligent, I think it suits him. :) As for pronunciation, we say SOR-en. Just like it looks.
-- apikaila  1/21/2007
Soren is the middle name of actor Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill).
-- Miss Natla  4/7/2008
In Norwegian:
Sør - sir
En -in

The -en sound is very short.
-- Anonymous User  11/30/2011
Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher, existentialist and author of many books although he used pseudonyms at the time. His best know book is arguably "Either/Or."
-- Vesey  12/22/2011
I think of Lola's imaginary friend Soren Lorenson in the Charlie and Lola books by Lauren Child. I like the name Soren. I pronounce it how it looks, but I suppose that's because English is my first language. Soren sort of makes me think of 'sorrow' but I like the name anyway.
-- clouds  2/24/2012
I like how it looks and sounds; it doesn't matter to me if it's pronounced Soren or Siren, I like it anyway. I would consider using it despite my location (USA) where it's not common.
-- GibsonGirl  7/4/2012
Ugh, a modern name. It doesn't even sound cool... It sounds like soarin'. Which does not sound like a name in any way.
-- Anonymous User  2/18/2013
There was a little kid at my brother's school named Soren and my dad couldn't stop laughing because it reminded him of Sauron from the Lord of the Rings.
-- thesnowwhiterose  5/8/2013
This is one of my favourite boy's names and I want to one day have a son called Soren.
-- Anonymous User  11/29/2015

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