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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and bjǫrn "bear". It is therefore a cognate of OSBORN.
Other Languages & CulturesOsbeorn(Anglo-Saxon) Asbjørn, Esben, Bjarne, Ebbe, Espen(Danish) Osborn, Oz, Ozzie, Ozzy(English) Bjarni(Faroese) Ásbjörn, Bjarni(Icelandic) Asbjørn, Espen, Bjarne, Ebbe, Esben(Norwegian) Asbjörn, Esbjörn, Bjarne, Ebbe(Swedish)
Same SpellingÁsbjörn, Asbjörn, Asbjørn
User SubmissionÁsbjørn


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
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