Of Norse origin.

From the Old Norse “Þórr”, meaning “thunder”.

The modern Scandinavian form of Thor.

Also a short form of several Old Norse names that begin with the element “Tor”.

Feminine form of the name is Tora and Thora.

Other form of the name is Tors.

Famous bearers are Tor Åge Bringsværd,Tor Endresen, Tor Lundvall, Tor Isedal.

Tor Åge Bringsværd is considered the first Norwegian author to write science fiction literature“.