Tor

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Þórr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Variant form of Tord (see Þórfreðr) [2] [4]

3) Short form of names containing the name element ÞOR [2]

Related Names

Thor
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Thór
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Tor
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Tór
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Icelandic

For variant forms see Torenius, Toresius, Tosse
For female forms see Tora

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tor
Genitive: Tors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tor
Genitive: Torin
Partitive: Toria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tor
Genitive: Tors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tor
Genitive: Tors

Name Days

Norway Norway

10 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

8 July

Sweden Sweden

19 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Tor Hedberg (23 March 1862 - 13 July 1931), Swedish author

Trivia

  • Tor was a heavy storm in Norway in January 2016.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[6]
21036
n.a.
0
n.a.
21036
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
2648 5390 2 7 2646 5383
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
2363 0 0
n.a.
2363
Denmark Denmark[9]
459
n.a.
0
n.a.
459
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 47
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
2 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Tor (m) Sources: [7][9][6][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Tor (m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Tor (m)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. details see Name Statistic tables