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PronouncedPron.TOOR SwedishNorwegian
TOR Danish

Meaning & History

Modern Scandinavian form of Þórr (see THOR). It was not used as a personal name until the 18th century. It is sometimes used as a short form of names of Old Norse origin that begin with the element Tor, which is also from Þórr.
Feminine FormsThora, Tora Swedish Thora, Tora Norwegian Thora, Tora Danish
Other Languages & CulturesÞór Icelandic Thor, Þórr Norse Mythology
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Entry updated January 25, 2013   Contribute