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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈbjøːrn/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsBjørn (Danish, Norwegian)

Meaning & History

Means "bear" in Swedish. Either taken directly from the given name (see Björn) or from a nickname for a big, hairy person. It may also be derived from a place named with the element björn.
Added 2/1/2017 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 3/20/2022 by Beautiful Victory