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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Scandinavian

Meaning: Bear, Courageous

Pronunciation: Byorn, /bjoərn/, B Y AO R N

Popularity Rank: #7,146

On this page:

  • 1. Bjorn Meaning
  • 2. Bjorn Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Bjorn
  • 4. Translations of Bjorn
  • 5. Bjorn Name Popularity
  • 6. Bjorn popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Bjorn
  • 8. Bjorn Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Bjorn

Bjorn Meaning

Derived from the Old Norse elements 'bjǫrn' meaning 'bear'. It is a common name in Scandinavian countries and symbolizes strength, courage, and protection.

Bjorn also means "Bear, Courageous".

Bjorn is commonly found in Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, and 62 more countries.

Bjorn Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Byorn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /bjoərn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: B Y AO R N

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Bjorn?

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Translations of Bjorn

Bjorn Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Bjorn is recorded 7,716 times globally, ranking it as the 7,146th most common name worldwide.

Bjorn is most prevalent in Netherlands, with 3,444 occurrences, making it the 276th most popular name in the country.

In Belgium, the name Bjorn is found among 1 in every 107 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Bjorn Popularity by Country

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Netherlands#2761 : 110
Belgium#2021 : 107
South Africa#4,2921 : 6,662
United States of America#6,9991 : 5,584
Sweden#9851 : 888
United Kingdom#5,8461 : 5,221
Norway#6431 : 866
Canada#6,3491 : 6,793
France#16,8401 : 26,080
Singapore#5,8441 : 11,530
Germany#6,9821 : 7,972
Italy#20,5451 : 28,842
Spain#11,8111 : 19,009
Albania#2,3881 : 2,469
Malta#6341 : 920

List of countries the name Bjorn is rarely found

Bjorn popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Bjorn from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Bjorn

Nicknames for Bjorn

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Bjorn Name Poster

Bjorn Name Poster

Names similar to Bjorn

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