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Thora Meaning and Origin

The name Thora is a girl’s name meaning “thunder goddess” and is of Norse origin. It is a variant of the Old Norse name Þóra, which means “Thor’s (the god of thunder) spirit” or “thunder.” In Norse mythology, Thora was the wife of Ragnar Lodbrok, a legendary Viking hero. The name Thora was popular in Scandinavia during the Viking Age, and it is still used today in countries such as Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. It is also occasionally used in other parts of the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom. Famous people named Thora include Thora Birch, an American actress known for her roles in movies such as “American Beauty” and “Ghost World,” and Thora Hird, a British actress who appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout her career.

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