Torbjørn Name Meaning & Origin
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It is the eighty-ninth most popular boy's name in Norway.
"Thorbjorning", has become known as giving someone their reward before they have accomplished what they set out to do. This comes from Thorbjørn Jagland awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama.
The name is pronounced "TOOR-byern".
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To make the name more Swedish, place an umlaut over the second "o" rather than striking a line through it. That's what I did with my Torbjorn.
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Tor, Torby, Bjorn
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"Thor's bear", from Old Norse.
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Torbjørn Brundtland, Norwegian musician
Torbjørn Falkanger, Norwegian ski-jumper
Torbjørn Løkken, Norwegian skier
Torbjørn Sindballe, Danish athlete
Torbjørn Yggeseth, Norwegian ski-jumper
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