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 is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Torquil for boys. Torquil has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).