Old Norse
"brave, daring one"

Thorin Origin and Meaning

The name Thorin is boy's name of Norse origin meaning "brave, daring one".
From the verb að þora, meaning "to dare." This is a dwarf's name that first appeared in the thirteenth century mythology compilation Prose Edda, which, along with the Poetic Edda, represents nearly all of pagan Scandinavian mythology. Tolkien later used the name for character Thorin II Oakenshield of The Hobbit.

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  • Thorin Oakenshieldleader of the company of dwarfs in the book/film "The Hobbit"