TORBJÖRN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Swedish
Meaning & History
From the Old Norse name Þórbjörn, which meant "Thor's bear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with björn "bear".
Related Names
VARIANT: Thorbjörn
DIMINUTIVE: Bjarne
OTHER LANGUAGES: Þórbjörn, Bjarni (Ancient Scandinavian), Torben, Torbjørn, Bjarne, Tarben, Thorben (Danish), Torben, Thorben (German), Bjarni (Icelandic), Torbjørn, Bjarne, Thorbjørn (Norwegian)
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