Thor

November 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Norse, meaning “thunder”, from the god of strength, war, and thunder.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Tor. And . . . that’s all, really.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Thor Kronborg, Thea’s youngest brother and special charge until she leaves Moonstone for Chicago in order to study music, in The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather (written in 1915 and set in the 1890s).

WRITERS:
– Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002), Norwegian adventurer and writer.

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