Name: Thorstein

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thorstein

  • Meaning:
    Thor's stone
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (THOR stine)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Thorstein)
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Miscellaneous Info for Thorstein

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  • Used in:
    Norwegian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Thorstein is an old Viking name derived from the Old Norse elements "Thor" and "steinn" (stone): hence, "Thor's stone".
    According to Norse legend, Thorstein was one of the elder sons of the hero Viking.

    It is an older form of Torsten and a Norwegian form of the name.

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