Thorfinn - boys name

Thorfinn name popularity, meaning and origin

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Thorfinn name meaning:

The name Thorfinn is of Norse origin and holds significance in Viking history and mythology. It is derived from the Old Norse name Þórfinnr, which is a combination of two elements: "Þórr," meaning "Thor," the Norse god of thunder, and "finnr," meaning "Sámi" or "Lapp." Therefore, the name Thorfinn can be interpreted as "Thor's Finn" or "Thor's Lapp."

In Norse mythology, Thor is known for his strength, courage, and protection. He is associated with thunder, lightning, and storms, representing power and vitality. By incorporating Thor's name in Thorfinn, it signifies a strong and mighty individual. Additionally, the inclusion of "finnr" suggests a connection to the Sámi or Lapp people, who were indigenous to the northern regions of Scandinavia. This connection may symbolize a sense of heritage, resilience, and cultural richness.

Parents who choose the name Thorfinn for their son might admire the qualities embodied by Thor and desire to bestow their child with strength, protection, and a deep-rooted connection to their heritage. The name Thorfinn carries a sense of history, mythology, and individuality, making it a distinctive and meaningful choice for a boy's name.

Origin: Norse

Thunder Finn.

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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Thorfinn

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