Origin of the name Tor
Tor, of Latin origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Tor are in general originating from Norway, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Tor across the world, see Victoria.
Name meaning of Tor
- The god of thunder
- Name Number: 8
- Interpretation: Outer, Body, Physical, Ambition, Power, Progress, Career, Success, Respect, Fame, Means, Karma
History and Related Information
Scandinavian: originally the name of the god of thunder in Norse mythology, Thor (Old Norse Pórr). This was not used as a personal name during the Middle Ages. The modern name is either a late 18th-century revival of the divine name or else a vernacular development of Tord.
Variant: Thor (chiefly Danish).
Popularity of the given name
The name Tor is ranked on the 6,990ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 18300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The name Tor has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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