Torben 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 Torben mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Torben

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Torben is of Danish origin and means "Thunder bear".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Torben is of Danish origin and means "Bear of thor".
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Notable Persons Named Torben

Notable Persons Named Torben

Torben Ulrich

Torben Ulrich is a tennis player. Torben was born on October 4th, 1928 in Frederiksberg, Denmark.

Torben Meyer

Torben Meyer was an actor. He was most active from 1912 to 1966. Torben was given the name Torben Emil Meyer on December 1st, 1884 in Copenhagen. He breathed his last breath on May 22nd, 1975.

Torben Piechnik

Torben Piechnik is a soccer player for the Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, Ikast FS, Boldklubben 1903, F.C. Copenhagen, Liverpool F.C., Aarhus Gymnastikforening, and Denmark national football team. Torben was born on May 21st, 1963 in Hellerup.

Torben Beltz

Torben was born on November 27th, 1976.

Torben Betts

Torben Betts is a playwright and dramatist. Torben was born on February 10th, 1968 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK.

Torben Oxe

He breathed his last breath on November 29th, 1517.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Torben

Notable Persons With the Last Name Torben

Grodal Torben


Fun Facts about the name Torben

  • How Popular is the name Torben? Torben is the 24,114th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Torben have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 262 babies born with the first name Torben in the United States. That's more than enough people named Torben 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 Torben? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Torben first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Torben is Monday, December 1st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Torben born? The highest recorded use of the first name Torben was in 2019 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Torben Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Torben is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Torben: The name spelled backwards is Nebrot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tboenr. How do you pronounce that?
  • Torben name meaning

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