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Origin of the name ASBJORN.
Etymology of the name ASBJORN.
Meaning of the baby name ASBJORN.

  

ÁSBJORN.   Old Norse name, composed of the elements áas "divinity" or "god" and bjorn "bear," hence "divine bear."  Osborn is the English equivalent.  Also see Aasbiorn and Aasbjorn.  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)

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