Thor

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Tor [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Tor

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Thorinpoika Finland
Thorsen Denmark Norway
Thorson Norway Sweden
Thorssen Norway
Thorsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Thorssøn Norway
Thorsøn Norway

Female

Thorintytär Finland
Thordatter Norway
Thorsdatter Denmark Norway
Thorsdotter Sweden
Thorsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thor
Genitive: Thors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thor
Genitive: Thorin
Partitive: Thoria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Thor
Accusative: Thor
Dative: Thor
Genitive: Thors
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thor
Genitive: Thors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thor
Genitive: Thors

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Thor Næve Lange (9 April 1851 – 22 February 1915), Danish author
  • Thor Heyerdahl (6 October 1914 – 18 April 2002), Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany, and geography
  • Thor Gunnar Norås (6 April 1935 - 13 January 2015), Norwegian journalist, writer and composer
  • Thor Hushovd (born 18 January 1978), Norwegian road bicycle racer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 7454 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
1 10 1220 2484
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 21 168
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 528
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Thor(m) Sources: [7][9][6][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Thor(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Thor(m)

Sources: [7] [9] [6] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables