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What does Torquil mean?

Torquil /tor-quil/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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 variants: Thirkell, Thorkel, Torkel and Torkill.

Kreatif forms: Terquil, Tonquil, Toquil. [more]

How popular is Torquil?

Torquil is a rare first name for males. Torquil is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Torquil for boys. Torquil has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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