Beorn Name Meaning & Origin
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Beorn is an Old English word meaning "a warrior, a hero, a man of valour" (also, poetic "man"), cognate to Old Norse björn ("bear"). In the Scandinavian-speaking countries Björn/Bjørn is a personal name, attested since the 11th century.
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Beorn is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium who is a skin-changer, a man who could assume the appearance of a bear.