Soren, Sören

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Danish
Eng (SORE-en); Germ (ZUU-ren); Dan (SUR-en); Nor (SIR-en); Swe (SUYR-en)

Søren, is the Danish form of Severin.

The name was popularized outside of Denmark by the 19th-century Danish philosopher, Søren Aabye Kierkegaard. It has enjoyed prevalent usage in the United States, particularly among Scandinavian-Americans.

Currently, Sören is the 280th most popular male name in Germany, (2011). His rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • #346 (France, 2009)
  • #726 (United States, 2010)

Other forms include:

  • Søren (Danish/Norwegian)
  • Soren (English)
  • Sören (German/Swedish)



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