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Gender Masculine
Usage Swedish

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Þórbjǫrn, which meant "Thor's bear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with bjǫrn "bear".

Related Names

VariantThorbjörn
DiminutiveBjarne
Other Languages & CulturesÞórbjǫrn, Bjarni(Ancient Scandinavian) Torben, Torbjørn, Bjarne, Tarben, Thorben(Danish) Bjarni(Faroese) Torben, Thorben(German) Þorbjörn, Bjarni(Icelandic) Torbjørn, Bjarne, Thorbjørn(Norwegian)
Same SpellingTorbjørn

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Sweden: March 9

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