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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Torbjorn

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  • A submission from Norway says the name Torbjorn means "The good "Tor" (Thor) and the animal "bjorn"(Bear). Thorbjorn is a variant. The letter "o" = oe" and is of Scandinavian origin.
  • A submission from Australia says the name Torbjorn means "Tor (Thor the god of thunder) + Bjorn (Bear)" and is of Swedish origin.
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Torbjorn means "Thor's bear" and is of Scandinavian origin.
  • A user from Mexico says the name Torbjorn is of Swedish origin and means "Molten Core".
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Old Norse Þórbjǫrn (“Thor" + "bear”), with an identical meaning in modern Swedish.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Torbjorn

Torbjörn Nilsson is a soccer player for the Jonsereds IF, IFK Göteborg, PSV Eindhoven, FC Kaiserslautern, and Sweden national football team. Torbjörn was born on July 9th, 1954 in Västerås.


Ebbot Lundberg is a rock music, alternative rock, psychedelic rock, garage rock, and experimental music singing, musician, and songwriter. He has been prominent since 1981. Ebbot was given the name Torbjörn Lundberg on February 26th, 1966 in Västerås. Ebbot is also known as Ebbot.


Torbjørn Agdestein is a soccer player for the FK Haugesund, Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Bath City F.C., Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C., Kristiansund BK, and Norway national under-21 football team. Torbjørn was born on September 18th, 1991 in Stord.


Torbjorn was born on October 26th, 1962.


Torbjörn Samuelsson is a strongman (strength athlete) and strongman. Torbjörn was born Torbjörn Samuelsson on June 6th, 1974 in Sweden.


Torbjørn Røe Isaksen is a Minister of Education, Research, Ministry of Education, and Research (Norway). Torbjørn was born on July 28th, 1978 in Ålesund.


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Fun Facts about the name Torbjorn

  • When was the first name Torbjorn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Torbjorn is Friday, March 9th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Torbjorn? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Torbjorn. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Torbjorn: Your name in reverse order is Nrojbrot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Botrnroj. How do you pronounce that?

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