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Gender: Male Meaning of Espen: "god bear" Origin of Espen: Scandinavian

The name Espen is a boy's name meaning "god bear". Espen and is often added to user-created lists like Futuristic Male Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Favourite Names in the last signature".

From the experts:

Strong and unusual Scandinavian name, but with two possible pitfalls: people might mis-hear it as Aspen, or associate it with sports network ESPN.

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Famous People Named Espen

Espen Lind (1971- ), Norwegian musician
Espen Fadnes, Norwegian multisport extreme athlete

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