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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 & CulturesTorborg, Thora, Tora(Danish) Thora(German) Þorbjörg, Þóra(Icelandic) Torbjørg, Torborg, Thora, Tora, Torø(Norwegian) Torborg, Thora, Thorborg, Tora(Swedish)
Same SpellingÞorbjörg

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Sources & References

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