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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. THAWR(English)
TOOR(Norwegian, Swedish)
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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder, war and storms, the son of Odin. He was armed with a hammer called Mjolnir, and wore an enchanted belt that doubled his strength.
VariantsÞórr(Norse Mythology) Tor(Norwegian) Tor(Danish) Tor(Swedish)
Feminine FormsThora, Tora(Norwegian) Thora, Tora(Danish) Thora, Tora(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesÞór(Icelandic)
Same SpellingÞór
User SubmissionThór


Thor's Battle with the Ettins by Mårten Eskil Winge (1872)Thor's Battle with the Ettins by Mårten Eskil Winge (1872)


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