Björn - Meaning of Björn

What does Björn mean?

[ 1 syll. bj&ou-ml;rn ] The baby boy name Björn is pronounced BYAORN (German) †. Björn is of Germanic and Old Norse origin, and it is used mainly in Scandinavian and German. From Old Norse roots, its meaning is 'bear' - in this context, Björn can be used in the German and Scandinavian languages. The name is famous from the former World No. 1 tennis player Björn Borg (1956-).

In addition, Björn is a variant of Bernard (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Polish) in the Scandinavian language.

Variants of Björn include Bjarne (Scandinavian), Bjarni (Scandinavian), Bjoern (Scandinavian), Bjorn (Scandinavian), Bjorne (Scandinavian), and Bjørn (Scandinavian).

See also the related categories, bear, german, and scandinavian.

Björn is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Björn, Bjorn was the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Björn include Bjoern, Bjorne, Baern, Baerne, Bairne, Barn, Barne, Barnem, Barnhem, Barym, Baryn, Bayrn, Beirne, Bern, Bernón, Birne, Bjarne, Bjorn, Born, and Borne.

† Pronunciation for Björn: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Björn is Tennis Player Björn Borg, born 6 June 1956, Stockholm, Sweden.

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