Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BYUUN(Swedish)
PYUURTN(Icelandic)
BYUURN(German)
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Meaning & History

From an Old Norse byname derived from bjǫrn meaning "bear".

Related Names

VariantBjoern(German)
DiminutivesBjarne, Björne(Swedish) Bjarni(Icelandic)
Other Languages & CulturesBjørn, Bjarke, Bjarne(Danish) Bear(English) Bjarni(Faroese) Bjørn, Bjarne(Norwegian) Bjǫrn, Bjarni(Old Norse) Ber(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantBjörnsson(Swedish)
Same SpellingBjørn, Bjǫrn
User SubmissionBjorn

Popularity

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Name Days

Sweden: June 18

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Entry updated June 13, 2019