Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. TOSH-tehn(Swedish) TAWRS-tən(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Þórsteinn, which meant "Thor's stone" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with steinn "stone".

Related Names

VariantsThorsten(Swedish) Thorsten(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesTorsti(Finnish) Þorsteinn(Icelandic) Torstein, Thorstein(Norwegian) Þórsteinn(Old Norse)


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Name Days

Sweden: February 23


Entry updated February 28, 2019