Thor Origin and Meaning
Thor Heyerdahl was a famous Norwegian anthropologist/adventurer, author of the book Kon Tiki.
In Norse mythology, Thor was the son of Odin--another crossover name possibility--who was sometimes referred to as Bjorn in Old Norse poetry. Tor is a popular variation (which is also the Hebrew name of a bird that symbolizes the arrival of spring).
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Famous People Named Thor
- Thor HeyerdahlNorwegian explorer
- Thor FreudenthalFilm director
- Thor FieldsAmerican actor and guitarist
Thor in Pop Culture
- ThorNorse god of thunder
- Thorsuperhero in Marvel's "Thor" and "The Avengers" series, based on the god
- Thormain character of anime/manga "Jyu,Oh,Sei" (Planet of the Beast King)
- Thor Lundgrencharacter in the TV show "Nurse Jackie"