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Gender: Female Meaning of Thora: "thunder goddess" Origin of Thora: Norse

Thora Origin and Meaning

The name Thora is a girl's name of 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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Thora

Thodia, Thyra, Thordis, Tora, Tyra

Comments

Lorax Says:

2019-10-28T13:49:03

Thora is both very feminine and strong, a wonderful combination.

Susette Says:

2017-09-22T21:23:26

Thora thounds like thumwun with a lipth.

Theodora Graham Says:

2017-08-12T05:21:33

I certainly prefer Thora to Nora, although they are both lovely in their own right.

cabosanmucus Says:

2016-04-06T19:57:56

Powerful yet gentle. Perfect combination

EW314 Says:

2016-02-12T11:32:22

WHAT a meaning! I love it!

ashbee Says:

2015-08-14T21:26:53

Didn't know this was related to Thor! Adds strength and power to a soft-sounding, underused name.

Essa Says:

2015-03-18T13:59:52

If I didn't associate this with Thor (of the superhero nature) I would really love it. It's like Nora and Cora but less popular, very soft sounding and unusual.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:

2014-11-04T02:00:22

I really like this name too, though I wouldn't use it as a first. Maybe a middle though.

vintageluvs Says:

2014-11-04T00:40:29

Agreed! It reminds me of Arthur's grandmother on the children's television show, but I still really like it. Reminds me of names like Berenice.

jordalini Says:

2014-11-03T23:11:52

I really like this, it's a lot like Nora, but much less popular.

ladybug99 Says:

2014-06-25T06:07:04

Ah, Thor's twin sister. Everything now makes sense.