Origin of the name ASBJORN.
of the name ASBJORN.
Meaning of the baby name ASBJORN.
Old Norse name, composed of the elements áas "divinity" or
"god" and bjorn "bear," hence "divine
is the English equivalent. Also see Aasbiorn
Usage: Denmark (Asbjørn, Asbjörn), Iceland (Ásbjörn),
Norway (Asbjørn, Åsbjørn), Sweden (Åsbjörn).
... There was a man named Sigurd
Thoreson, a brother of Thorer Hund of Bjarkey Island. Sigurd was
married to Sigrid Skjalg's daughter, a sister of Erling. Their
son, called Asbjorn, became as he grew up a very able man. (The
Heimskringla, Sturluson, 1907)