[ 1 syll. (t)hor, th-or ] The baby boy name Thor is pronounced as -THaoer †. Thor is an English and Scandinavian name of Old Norse origin. Thor is a variant of the name Tor (English and Scandinavian).
Tor (English and Scandinavian spelling variant) is a form of the name.
See also the related category scandinavian.
Thor is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1971 with 0.004% of baby boys being named Thor. Its ranking then was #916. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Thor was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Thor include Tadar, Tahear, Taheare, Taheer, Tarhe, Tarhee, Teador, Teru (Japanese), Théodore (French), Thore (German and Scandinavian), Thure (German), Tier, Tor (English and Scandinavian), Tore (German and Scandinavian), Torre, Tódor (Hungarian), Trae (English), Trai (Vietnamese), Traie, and Traigh.
† Pronunciation for Thor: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"
A famous person named Thor is Explorer Thor Heyerdahl, born 6 October 1914 - 18 April 2002, Larvik, Norway.