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About the name Tor in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Bor, Gor, Kor, Mór, Nor, Thor, Tom, Tora, Tord, Tore     Details
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About Tor/Tora, the group of names with the same origin as Tor

Meaning/translation:thunder
Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin, male:modern form of Thor or Thorr
 in Norse mythology Thor, a son of Odin, is the god of strength, thunder and war
 the word for thunder goes back to Indoeuropean roots
Words:thorr = the thunder, the thunder god  Old Norse
 thunraz = the thunder  Germanic
 ten = to thunder  Indoeuropean
Topics:Germanic mythology
Variants' top ranks:14:Tor Norway 2015,  26:Tone Norway 2015,  36:Þóra Iceland 2015,  43:Thor Denmark 2015,  134:Tora Norway 2009
Old/original forms:Thor Old Norse, Thorr Old Norse
Name variants:Þóra, Tone, Tora, Thor, Tor   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Tor

SeriesGraphRankings
NorwayGraph2015 176,  2014 171,  2013 152,  2012 148,  2011 169,  2010 158,  2009 146,  2008 140,  2002 97,  2001 87,  2000 77,  1999 71,  1998 65,  1997 56
Norway prevalence 2015 14
Sweden 2013 99
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