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Children today will recognize Thora as the name of the grandmother in Marc Brown's Arthur series.
-- WeloveyouJesseLacey  5/12/2005
Thora Renee Birch is an American actress of Jewish, Scandinavian, and Italian descent.
-- Anonymous User  12/20/2005
I think Thora is a very strong name, works well on a girl with a lot of confidence! And it's unsual without sounding "made up."
-- museumdoll  3/2/2007
I think this name sounds way cool in English, even though it reminds me of 'thorax' and Thorazine. I hate it in Swedish, though!
-- slight night shiver  5/9/2008
Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (granddaughter of Queen Victoria) was called Thora by her family.
-- Kate  6/13/2008
Pronounced TOO-rah in Swedish.
-- Beautiful Victory  12/12/2009
A famous bearer of this name was English actress Thora Hird (28 May 1911 – 15 March 2003). Amazing/legendary actress! :)
-- walesgal92  3/13/2010
Beautiful name with a slightly old-fashioned feel to it. Rather strong, as well. In any case, a totally usable and fun name.
-- erb816  11/3/2010
I love the name! It was the name of the Norse god THOR, hence THORA is a feminine version thereof. And it means THUNDER (Thor was the god of thunder and war).
-- GibsonGirl  7/6/2012
Thora Birch is an American actress (born 1982 in Los Angeles, California).
-- Anonymous User  8/8/2012
I love the sound of this name and the Norse meaning!
-- Anonymous User  10/8/2015
Thora is a super beautiful and exotic name. I imagine a girl with long and thick dark hair which fans around her face. With vivid eyes. I love names that end with -ora. The only one I love more then Thora is Isadora. But it's overall a good choice, especially for those who love Norse mythology.
-- QuinnBethany  9/29/2016
Thora Birch is an actress.
-- ERK  12/12/2016

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