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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Thor

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Thunder
  • #4195 All Time
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2k Thora (Scandinavian)

How popular is the name "Thor" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1904505
1912707
1913909
191411011
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192016016
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1923808
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192516016
1926909
1927505
192815015
192913013
1930808
193110010
193212012
1933505
193411011
193510010
1936606
1937909
193812012
1939808
1940606
194115015
194214014
194314014
194415015
194511011
194611011
194719019
194814014
194918018
195012012
195113013
195221021
195317017
195414014
195532032
195627027
195720020
195823023
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196252052
196350050
196456056
196559059
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196867067
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197545045
197637037
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197953053
198059059
198140040
198241041
198341041
198445045
198538038
198649049
198755055
198848048
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199056056
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199545045
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20081030103
200977077
201098098
20111060106
20121040104
201394094
20141140114

Want to know about the populiarty of Thor? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,929 babies born with the name Thor in the United States. That's more than enough Thors to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Thor" was in 2014 with a total of 114 babies.

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thor" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of only 53 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Thor in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Thor" mean? The list below shows the origins of Thor as well as things modernly associated with the name Thor such as celebrities named Thor.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Thor

The name "Thor" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Thunder". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Roht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Trho". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Thor born Jul 11, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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