Bjorn

Bjorn (English), Björn (Swedish and Icelandic), Bjørn (Norwegian and Danish), Beorn (Old English) or, rarely, Bjôrn, Biorn, or Latinized Biornus , is a Nordic male given name, or less often a surname, meaning "bear", and may refer to:

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Bjorn
gender = male
meaning = "Bear"
region = Germanic
related names = Bjarne
Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Björn
gender = male
meaning = "Bear"
region = Germanic
related names = Bjarne
Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Bjørn
gender = male
meaning = "Bear"
region = Germanic
related names = Bjarne

Acting:

*Björn Andresen, a Swedish actor and musician
*Björn Bjelfvenstam, a Swedish actor
*Björn Granath, a Swedish actor
*Björn Kjellman, a Swedish actor and singer
*Björn Skifs, a Swedish singer and actor

Art and music:

*Björn Afzelius, a Swedish musician
*Björn Ågren, guitarist for the band Razorlight
*Björn Dixgård, a Swedish musician
*Bjørn Eidsvåg, a Norwegian musician and Lutheran minister
*Björn Gelotte, guitarist of the swedish melodic death metal band In Flames
*Bjørn Holter, known by his stage name of Narrenschiff, a Norwegian singer-songwriter
*, a Swedish musician
*Björn Lodin, a Swedish musician
*Bjørn Lynne, a sound engineer and composer
*Bjørn Melhus, a German artist
*Bjørn Moe, a Norwegian conductor
*Bjorn "Speed" Strid, Swedish vocalist of modern melodic death metal band Soilwork
*Bjørn Talén, a Norwegian opera singer
*Bjorn Thorsrud, a music producer
*Bjørn Torske, a Norwegian music producer
*Björn Ulvaeus, a Swedish musician and a member of the pop group ABBA
*Bjørn Wiinblad, a Danish artist

Business:

*Bjørn Rune Gjelsten, a businessman and powerboat racer
*Björn Prytz, a Swedish industrialist
*Björn Stigson, a Swedish business leader
*Björn Wahlroos, CEO of Sampo Group
*Bjorn Wegge, director of information for the Norwegian Humanitarian Enterprise

History:

*Björn at Haugi, also called Björn på Håga and Bjorn Eriksson, a Swedish king
*Björn (III) Eriksson, a historical king of Sweden
*Bjørn Farmann, first king of Norway
*Björn Ironside Haraldsson, the father of Christina Bjornsdatter, a Swedish queen
*Björn Ironside, a legendary Swedish king
*Björn the Pale, mentioned in the Saga of Gisli
*Björn Stallare, an 11th century Norwegian diplomat

Politics and government:

*Björn Bjarnason, an Icelandic politician
*Herman Bjorn Dahle, a politician from Wisconsin, USA
*Bjørn Egge. a Major general of the Norwegian Defence Force
*Björn Engholm, a German politician
*Björn Eriksson, a Swedish civil servant
*Björn von der Esch, a Swedish politician
*Bjørn Tore Godal,a Norwegian politician
*Björn Hamilton, a Swedish politician
*Bjørn Jacobsen, a Norwegian politician
*Björn Jónsson, a former Prime Minister of Iceland
*Björn Leivik, a Swedish politician
*Björn Rosengren, a Swedish politician
*Bjørn Skau, a Norwegian politician
*Björn von Sydow, a Swedish politician
*Björn Þórðarson (Thordarson), a former Prime minister of Iceland
*Bjørn Erling Ytterhorn, a Norwegian politician

Science:

*Björn Engquist, a mathematician
*Björn Envall, an automotive designer
*Bjørn Grinde, a biologist
*Björn Gunnlaugsson, an icelandic mathematician and cartographer
*Björn Kurtén, a Finland-Swedish paleontologist
*Bjørn Lomborg, an environmental skeptic and author

Sports:

*Bjørn Bang Andersen, a Norwegian shot putter
*Björn Andersson, a Swedish former player and coach
*Björn Andersson (handballer), a Swedish Olympic handballer
*Björn Andrae, a German volleyball player
*Björn Bach, a German kayaker
*Björn Borg, a Swedish tennis player
*Björn Borg (swimmer), a Swedish swimmer
*Björn Bothén, a Swedish sailor
*Bjørn Otto Bragstad, a Norwegian soccer player
*Bjorn Bregy, a Swiss kickboxer
*Björn Cederberg, a Swedish rally driver
*Bjørn Dæhlie, a Norwegian skier
*Björn Daelemans, a Belgian soccer player
*Bjørn Dahl, a Norwegian soccer player
*Wouterus van der Doelen, known as Björn van der Doelen, a Dutch soccer player
*Björn Dunkerbeck, a windsurfer
*Björn Einarsson, a Swedish bandy player
*Björn Emmerling, a German field hockey player
*Bjørn Grimnes, a Norwegian athlete
*Bjørn Gundersen, a Norwegian athlete
*Bjorn Haneveer, a Belgian snooker player
*Bjørn "Bummen" Johansen, a Norwegian soccer player
*Björn Joppien, a German badminton player
*Björn Kircheisen, also known as Bjoern Kircheisen, a German Olympic athlete
*Björn Knutsson, a Swedish motorcycle racer
*Bjørn "Benny" Kristensen, a Danish soccer player
*Bjorn Kotze, a Namibian cricket player
*Bjørn Tore Kvarme, a Norwegian soccer player
*Bjørn Ingvar Kydland, a Norwegian soccer player
*Björn Leukemans, a Belgian bicycle racer
*Björn Lind, a Swedish skier
*Bjørn Arve Lund, a Norwegian soccer player
*Björn Maaseide, a Norwegian beach volleyball player
*Björn Melin, a Swedish ice hockey player
*Bjørn Myrbakken, a Norwegian ski jumper
*Björn Nittmo, a Swedish American Football kicker
*Björn Nordqvist, a Swedish soccer player
*Björn Otto, a German pole vaulter
*Bjørn Paulson, a Norwegian high jumper
*Björn Phau, a German tennis player
*Bjørn Helge Riise, a Norwegian soccer player
*Bjørn Einar Romøren, a Norwegian ski jumper
*Björn Runström, a Swedish soccer player
*Björn Schlicke, a German soccer player
*Björn Schröder, a German cyclist
*Björn Sengier, a Belgian soccer player
*Björn Siegemund, a German badminton player
*Bjørn Skaare, a Norwegian ice hockey player
*Bjørn Skjærpe, a Norwegian gymnast
*Bjørn Erik Skjelbred, a Norwegian soccer player
*Bjørn Sundquist, a German Olympic athlete
*Björn Svensson, a Swedish hockey player
*Bjorn Thorfinnsson, an icelandic chess player
*Bjørn Tronstad, a Norwegian soccer player
*Björn Waldegård, a Swedish rally driver
*Björn Wirdheim, a Swedish racing driver
*Bjørn Wirkola, a Norwegian ski jumper
*Björn Zikarsky, a German swimmer

Writers:

*Bjørn Benkow, a Norwegian journalist exposed as a plagiarist
*Björn Th. Björnsson, an Icelandic writer
*Karl Bjorn Erickson, a children's writer and essayist
*Bjørn Hansen, a Norwegian journalist
*Björn Hellberg, a sports journalist and author
*Björn Kumm, a Swedish journalist
*Björn Nyberg, a Swedish fantasy author
*Björn Ranelid, a Swedish author
*Bjørn Erik Thon, a Norwegian jurist and writer
*Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, a Norwegian writer

As a surname:

*Evert Björn, Swedish Olympic athlete
*Hugo Björne, Swedish actor
*Kristen Bjorn, gay porn director and actor
*Kristian Bjørn, Norwegian skier
*Lars "Lasse" Björn, a Swedish Olympic ice hockey player
*Thomas Bjørn, Danish golfer

Others:

*Björn Again, the name of several related ABBA tribute bands
*Peter Bjorn and John, a Swedish rock band
*"Peter Bjorn and John" (album), an album by the above band
*Björns trädgård, a public park in Stockholm

ee also

*Beorn
*Bjarne
*Björk (disambiguation)


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