Thora

Norse
"thunder goddess"

Thora Origin and Meaning

The name Thora is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "thunder goddess".

Thora, related to Thor, is the ancient Norse thunder goddess name that's much softer and gentler than its meaning suggests. A noted bearer is actress Thora Birch.

# 949 in the US

Thora Rank in US Top 1000

# 1253 on Nameberry

Thora Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Thora Popularity

Famous People Named Thora

  • Thora BirchAmerican actress
  • Thora HirdEnglish actress
  • Thora Bjorg HelgaIcelandic actress
  • (Thora Gerda) Sofie CastenschioldDanish tennis player
  • (Thora) Janette ScottEnglish actress
  • Thora TownHart, a wife of Viking Ragnar Loðbrók
  • Thoranickname of Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig,Holstein; granddaughter of Queen Victoria
  • Thora MiglioriDowdell, wife of Club Tattoo founder and former Grey Daze band member Sean Dowdell

Thora in Pop Culture

  • Thora Readgrandmother on animated series "Arthur"
  • Thora Westelderly rancher in Monomi Park game "Slime Rancher"