Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse diminutive of Bjǫrn and other names containing the element bjǫrn meaning "bear".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOsbeorn(Anglo-Saxon) Asbjørn, Bjarne, Bjørn, Esben, Torben, Bjarke, Ebbe, Tarben, Thorben, Thorbjørn(Danish) Osborn, Oz, Ozzie, Ozzy(English) Björn, Thorben, Torben, Bjoern(German) Asbjørn, Bjarne, Bjørn, Espen, Torbjørn, Ebbe, Esben, Thorbjørn(Norwegian) Bjarne, Björn, Esbjörn, Torbjörn, Asbjörn, Björne, Ebbe, Thorbjörn(Swedish) Ber(Yiddish)

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Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.

Entry updated April 25, 2021