Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name meaning "Thor's protection", from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".

Related Names

DiminutiveÞóra
Other Languages & CulturesThora(Danish) Þorbjörg, Þóra(Icelandic) Torbjørg, Thora, Tora, Torborg, Torø(Norwegian) Thorborg, Tora, Torborg(Swedish)
Same SpellingÞorbjörg

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Sources & References

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

Entry updated April 25, 2021