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Torquil meaning and name origin

Torquil \t(o)-rquil, tor-quil\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Torquil is "Thor's helmet". From Torcall, which is derived from an Old Norse name that also is the source form of the Swedish name Torkel. Also possibly (Old Norse) "Thor's kettle", referring to a cauldron used in sacrifice. In Norse mythology, Thor is the god of thunder.

Torquil has 4 variant forms: Thirkell, Thorkel, Torkel and Torkill.

Baby names that sound like Torquil are Torkill and Torkel.


Popularity of Torquil

Torquil is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Torquil compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Torquil only.


Popularity of name Torquil
Popularity of Torquil

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