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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thorsten

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Thorsten is of American origin and means "Brave, soldier of GOd".
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International Interest
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  1. A male given name, alternative spelling of Torsten

Notable Persons Named Thorsten

Notable Persons Named Thorsten

Thorsten Kaye

Thorsten Kaye is an actor. Thorsten was given the name Thorsten Ernst Kieselbach on February 22nd, 1966 in Frankfurt.

Thorsten Overgaard

Thorsten Overgaard is a photographer. He has had major accomplishments since 1985. Thorsten was given the name Thorsten Overgaard Nielsen on March 25th, 1965 in Aarhus. Thorsten is also known as Overgaard and Thorsten von.

Thorsten Fink

Thorsten Fink is a soccer player for the FK Austria Wien, Borussia Dortmund, SG Wattenscheid 09, Karlsruher SC, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, and Germany national under-21 football team. Thorsten was born on October 29th, 1967 in Dortmund, West Germany.

Thorsten Stuckmann

Thorsten Stuckmann is a soccer player for the Doncaster Rovers F.C., SpVgg Beckum, FC Gütersloh 2000, SC Preußen Münster, Eintracht Braunschweig, Alemannia Aachen, and Preston North End F.C. Thorsten was born on March 17th, 1981 in Gütersloh.

Thorsten Nordenfelt

Thorsten Nordenfelt was an inventor. Thorsten was born Thorsten Nordenfelt on May 1st, 1842. He breathed his last breath on August 18th, 1920.

Thorsten Schick

Thorsten Schick is a soccer player for the SK Sturm Graz, FC Gratkorn, SC Rheindorf Altach, and FC Admira Wacker Mödling. Thorsten was born on May 19th, 1990 in Graz.

  • Thorsten Hohmann
    Snooker Player
  • Thorsten Flinck
  • Thorsten Kirschbaum
    Soccer Player
  • Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel
  • Thorsten Hens
  • Thorsten Hoffmann
  • Thorsten Behrens
    Software Engineer
  • Thorsten Röcher
    Soccer Player
  • Thorsten Kinhoefer
  • Thorsten Schulz
    Soccer Player
  • Thorsten Libotte
  • Thorsten Lindqvist

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thorsten U.S.
  White 93.89% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thorsten

People with the last name Thorsten are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Thorsten

  • How Popular is the name Thorsten? Thorsten is the 32,472nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Thorsten was the 100,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thorsten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 143 babies born with the first name Thorsten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thorsten to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thorsten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Thorsten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thorsten is Tuesday, April 5th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Thorsten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thorsten was in 2015 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thorsten: The name spelled backwards is Netsroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Etornsht. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thorsten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 180 people with the last name Thorsten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thorsten? Thorsten is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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