God of lightning and thunder in norse mythology.
Thor has a strong, powerful sound to it that highlights a dog's strength of character.
Dogs named Thor tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.
It suggests that you have an appreciation for mythology and a sense of humor. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.
Thor is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Thor isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!
Naming your dog Thor is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.
Thor was, in the past month, the 172nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.
As of February 2024, Thor is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.
In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.
In the past week, Thor was viewed 179 times, and liked 11 times.
The map below shows Thor's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.
Thor is most adored in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Mississippi.
By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Minnesota, Massachusetts and Indiana.
And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Thor.
Most popular breeds named Thor:
- Labrador Retriever
- German Shepherd
- American Pitbull Terrier
- A german shepherd named Thor played a role in the movie Bad Moon.
Thor is found in these categories:
Strong, mighty Norse god symbolizes power, perfect for a robust pooch.
He's a mighty Norse god known for strength and bravery.
Associations with Norse mythology, strength, power, and the popular Marvel superhero.
Humor arises from naming a pooch after a Norse god of thunder.
Norse mythology depicts him as a protector deity, hence the association.
Marvel comics and Norse mythology enthusiasts often favor this moniker.
The name's association with strength and power, derived from Norse mythology, makes it suitable for a hunting dog.
Named after Norse god, popularized by Marvel comics, signifies strength and bravery.
Norse god moniker exudes power, commanding respect like a mob boss.
Derived from Norse mythology, the name represents the god of thunder, strength and protection.
Associated with Thursday, derived from "Thor's day" in Old English.