Thord

Old Norse Þórðr (m.)

The Old Norse male name Þórðr is one of the commonest in Scandinavian, particularly Norway and Iceland. While it is not especially common in English place-names, it is found in Torworth, Bassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, where it is a hybrid name, compounded with Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

Old Norse Name

Þórðr

Anglicised Name

Thord

Gender

Male

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

male_name, personal-name

Further information

This object is related to Torworth, Nottinghamshire.
Find out about Torworth, Nottinghamshire.

References

J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire. English Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), p. 100.

Gillian Fellows Jensen, Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag (1968), p. 302.