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Björn is a Scandinavian personal name that occurs mainly as a first name and, more rarely, as a family name.

Origin and meaning of the name

The name comes from the Scandinavian languages.

Björn ( Swedish and Icelandic ) and Bjørn ( Norwegian , Faroese and Danish ) mean 'the bear' or 'brown'. 'Brun' was also the nickname of the god Odin.


name day

August 20 , also on June 18 , Jan. 13

Name bearer

First name

family name

See also

Wiktionary: björn  - explanations of meanings, word origins , synonyms, translations
Wiktionary: Björn  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations