Name: Thora

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thora

  • Meaning:
    Thunder
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (THOR ah), (TOR ah)
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    English, German and Swedish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Feminine form of Thor, the name of the Norse mythological god of strength and thunder, which is derived from the Old Norse.
    Thora has been a common name since the Viking age. In Norse mythology, Thora is the daughter of Hakon and wife of a Danish king named Elf, with whom Gudrun took refuge for seven years.

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