[ syll. (t)ho-re, th-ore ] The baby boy name Thore has its origins in the Scandinavian language, and it is used largely in German and Scandinavian. It is derived from the element thor with the meaning 'thunder, thunder god'. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right.
Another form of the name is the German and Scandinavian spelling variant Tore.
See also the related form, the Scandinavian Thorbjörn.
Thore is not popular as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.