Meaning and Origin of: Bjorn
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- German : Bold as a bear
- Scandinavian : Bear
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Danish and Norwegian (Bjørn); Swedish (Björn) : from a personal name and nickname meaning ‘bear’ (Old Norse bjǫrn). The Norwegian name is often a shortened form of any of various habitational names from places named with this word, e.g. Bjørnsplass. In Swedish it is ornamental in some cases.