Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "Thor's warrior" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with Old Norse vir "warrior, fighter".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTuure, Tuukka(Finnish) Thore, Tore(Norwegian) Thore, Tore, Ture(Swedish)
Surname DescendantÞórirsson(Icelandic)
User SubmissionThorir


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 232.
Entry updated December 7, 2022