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

Origin and Meaning of Torsten

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Germany says the name Torsten is of Scandinavian origin and means "Thor (god of Thunder) + sten (stone)".
  2. A user from Switzerland says the name Torsten is of German origin and means "Thor (nordic god) + sten (stone), something like 'Thor's rock'".
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Notable Persons Named Torsten

Notable Persons Named Torsten

Torsten Voges

Torsten Voges is an actor. Torsten was born in 1961.

Torsten Frings

Torsten Frings is a soccer player for the SV Werder Bremen, Alemannia Aachen, SV Werder Bremen II, Borussia Dortmund, FC Bayern Munich, Toronto FC, Germany national under-21 football team, Germany national football B team, and Germany national football team. Torsten was born on November 22nd, 1976 in Würselen, West Germany.

Torsten Wiesel

Torsten Wiesel is a scientist. Torsten was given the name Torsten Nils Wiesel on June 3rd, 1924 in Uppsala, Sweden.

Torsten Hägerstrand

Torsten Hägerstrand was a scientist in the field of geography. Torsten was born on October 11th, 1916 in Moheda, Sweden. He breathed his last breath on May 4th, 2004.


York is a chillout, trance, house, downtempo, chill-out music, trance music, and house music electronic musician, composer, record producer, guitarist, remixer, electronic music, and remix. They plays Guitar, Piano, and Synthesizer. They have been prominent since 1997. York was given the name Torsten Michael Stenzel and Jörg Stenzel .

Torsten Fenslau

Torsten Fenslau was an electronic music and eurodance musician. His career lasted from 1987 to 1993. Torsten was born on April 23rd, 1964. He left this life on November 6th, 1993.

  • Torsten Stenzel
  • Torsten Nilsson
    30th Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Torsten Albig
    Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein
  • Torsten Gütschow
    Soccer Player
  • Torsten Billman
  • Torsten Oehrl
    Soccer Player
  • Torsten Voss
  • Torsten Lieberknecht
    Soccer Player
  • Torsten van Jaarsveld
    Rugby Player
  • Torsten de Winkel
  • Torsten Amft
  • Torsten Laen
  • Torsten Ullman
  • Torsten Stålnacke

Fun Facts about the name Torsten

  • How Popular is the name Torsten? Torsten is the 15,425th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Torsten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 576 babies born with the first name Torsten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Torsten 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 Torsten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Torsten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Torsten is Thursday, November 6th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Torsten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Torsten was in 2009 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Torsten Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Torsten is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Torsten: The name spelled backwards is Netsrot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Srteton. How do you pronounce that?
  • Torsten name meaning

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