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Gender: M Pronunciation: BYURN or BYORN Meaning of Bjorn: "bear" Origin of Bjorn: Swedish

Bjorn is one of the most recognizable Scandinavian names, thanks in large part to tennis great Björn Borg, winner of five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles and six French opens and something of a rock star figure.

Bjorn has been in use since the days of the Vikings, but got a boost in popularity when Borg ruled the courts. There have also been other notable Bjorns in various fields in Sweden, Norway and Germany, ranging from the first king of Norway to a member of the pop group ABBA.

And if you do pick this name for your son, your baby Bjorn can be carried around in a Baby Bjorn.

Famous People Named Bjorn

Bjorn Ulvaeus, Swedish musician

Bjorn Borg, Swedish tennis player

Bjorn Werner, American football player

Bjorn Rebney, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Bellator Fighting Championships

Pop Culture References for the name Bjorn

Bjorn, character in "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien

Bjorne, Bjarn, Bjame, Bjarne, Bernard