Thorin name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thorin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Thorin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Thorin means "In Norse Mythology, Thorin stems from the god of thunder, Thor. So, Thorin means lighting" and is of Scandinavian origin.
  2. A user from Missouri, U.S. says the name Thorin is of Scandinavian origin and means "Thunder".
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International Interest
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  1. (chemistry) A highly toxic indicator used in the determination of barium, beryllium, lithium, uranium and thorium compounds.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thorin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thorin

Donald E. Thorin

Donald E. Thorin is a cinematographer and cinematographers. His career lasted from 1958 to 2003. Donald was given the name Donald Eugene Thorin on October 12th, 1934 in Omaha, Nebraska. Donald is also known as Donald Thorin.

Jessica Thorin

Jessica Thorin is a sports team member for the AIK Fotboll (women).


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thorin U.S.
  White 88.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.01% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thorin

People with the last name Thorin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Thorin

  • How Popular is the name Thorin? Thorin is the 8,626th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thorin was the 107,134th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thorin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,439 babies born with the first name Thorin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thorin to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thorin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thorin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thorin is Thursday, July 27th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Thorin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thorin was in 2015 with a total of 156 babies.
  • Random Thorin Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thorin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Thorin: The name spelled backwards is Niroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hotrin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thorin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 166 people with the last name Thorin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thorin? Thorin is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Thorin name meaning

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