Name Jorun Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jorun


Jorun is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jorun?

Jorun is a Scandinavian, especially Norwegian name. It derived from the Old Norse name Iórunn.

What does the name Jorun mean?

Jorun means “love of horses” or “loving horses” (from Old Norse “jór”, = stallion/horse + “unna” = to love). Besides, Jorun derived from Old Norse “jǫfurr”, meaning “king” and “chieftain” and therefore it means “chief’s love”.

Pronunciation of Jorun

Variants of the name Jorun


Popularity of the name Jorun

The name Jorun is ranked #8290 overall.

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