Given Name TORSTEN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: TOSH-ten (Swedish), TAWRS-tən (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Þórsteinn, which meant "Thor's stone" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with steinn "stone".
VARIANTS: Thorsten (Swedish), Thorsten (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Þórsteinn (Ancient Scandinavian), Torsti (Finnish), Torstein, Thorstein (Norwegian)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017