ÞOR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, associated with the name of the god Þórr

See also DOR, TORG

Ancient Germanic

*þun- = 'to thunder' [1]
*þunraR = 'thunder' [2] [3]

Proto-Norse

þónr = 'thunder' [4]

Old Norse

þórr = 'thunder' [5] [4] [3]

Old Saxon

thuner = 'thunder' [6]

Anglo-Saxon

þunor = 'thunder' [4]
þunian = 'to thunder' [4]

Old English

đunian = 'to thunder' [5]

Old High German

donar = 'thunder' [5]
donarón = 'to thunder' [5]

German

Donner = 'thunder' [3]

Related Names

See Þórr, Dór, Dora, Thori, Tófi, Tóki, Tor, Torry, *TúkiaR, *Týkir, Tóli, Tómi, Torgine

See also ÞORUNN

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
A- see Ador
ALF see Alfþórr and Þóralfr
ALM see Álmþór
ANN see Þóranna and Annþór
AR see Árþóra
ARINN see Þórarinn
ARN see Arnþórr and Þórarinn and Þórörn
AS see Ásþór
AST see Ástþórunn
AUD see Eyðtór
BEIN see Þorbeinir
BJÖRN see Þórbiǫrn and Bjarnþór
BJÖRT see Bjartþór and Torbjørt
BORG see Bergþórr and Þorbjǫrg
BRA see Þorbrá
BRAND see Þorbrandr
BRIM see Brimþór
BRITT see Torbritt
BRYN see Brynþór
DAG see Dagþór
DAR see Tordar
DIARF see ÞórdiarfR
DINA see Tordine
DIS see Þordís
DYN see Dynþór
E see Edor
EGG see Eggþór
EI see Eidor
EIN see Einþór
ELD see Eldor
ELL see Eldor
EY see Eyþór and Þórey
FANN see Fannþór
FAST see Þórfastr
FINN see Þórfinnr and Finnþóra
FREJ see Freyþór
FRID see Þórfreðr and Friðþór
FRÍÐ see Þórfríðr
GAUT see *Þunragautaz
GEIR see ÞórgæiRR and Geirþórr
GERD see Þorgerðr
GEST see Þórgestr
GISL see Þórgísl
GNY see ÞórgnýR
GRIM see ÞórgrímR
GUD see Guðþór
GUNN see Þórgunnr and Gunnþór and Gunnþórunn
HADD see Þórhaddr
HAF see Hafþórr
HALL see Hallþórr and Þórhallr
HANN see Þórhanna
HEÐIN see Tórheðin
HEID see Þórhæiðr
HILD see Þórhildr and Hildiþór
HJALM see Hjálmþór
HJÖRT see Hjörtþór
HOLM see Holmdórr
HRAFN see Hrafnþór
HVAT see Þorhvatr
ID see Idor
In- see Indor
ING see Ingiþóra
JAN see Torjan
JEN see Jendor
JON see Jónþór
KA see Kador
KETILL see Þórkætill and Kelldórr
KRIST see Kristþór
LAUG see Þórlaug
LEIF see ÞórlæifR
LEIK see ÞórlæikR
LI see Torly
LIN see Lindor
LIND see Þórlindur and Lindor
LJOT see Þorljótr
LYNG see Lyngþór
MAGN see Magnþór
MAL see Maldor
MANN see Mandor and Tormann
MAR see Þórmarr
MARK see Markþór
MILD see Mildor
MIND see Mindor
MOD see Þormóðr
MUND see Þórmundr
NAND see Nandor
NEL see Neldor and Tornelle
NIUT see Þórniútr
NY see Þórný
ODD see Þóroddr and Oddþór
ORM see Þórormr
PAUL see Paudor
RAGN see Ragndor
RAND see Randor
SANN see Sandor
SE see Sǽþórr
SIG see Sigþórr
SNÆ see Snæþór
STEIN see Steinþórr and Þórstæinn and Þórsteinunn
STEINUNN see Þórsteinunn
STIN see Þorstína
SVAN see Svanþór
SVEIN see Sveinþór and Torsven
SÄLL see Seldor
ULF see *Þunrawulfaz
UNN see Þórunnr and Unnþór and Gunnþórunn and Ástþórunn
VALD see Þórvaldr and Valdor
VAR see Þórarinn and Þorvar
VARD see Þorvarðr
VEIG see Þorveig
VER see *Þunra-wíhaR
VI see Þórví
VID see Þórviðr
VÍFILL see *Þórvífill
VIG see Vígþór
VIN see Torvin
VIND see Torvind
VÖR see Þórvǫr
ÞOR see Þórdór

See also Kastor

First Element Forms

Dor-
Hór-
Ta- Tar-
Te- Ter-
Thar-
Ther-
Thor- Thór-
Thro- Thru-
Thur-
Thyr-
Thör-
Ti-
To- Tor- Tór- Torr-
Tro- Tru-
Tu- Tú- Tur-
Tyr- Tyyr-
Tår-
Tø- Tör- Tør- Tørr-
Þar-
Þo- Þor- Þór- *Þor-
*Þunra-
Þur- Þúr-
Þyr- Þýr- *Þyr-

Last Element Forms

-ar
-da
-der
-do -dog -don -dor -dór -dora -dóra -dorf -dórr
-duor -dur
-er -err
-or -ór -ora -óra -órr
-thor -thora
-tor -tór -tora -tóra
-þor -þór -þóra -þórir -þóriR -þórr

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  6. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)