Torild

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Torild

  1. A female given name, variant of Torhild.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 1955 females (and no males) with the given name Torild living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a dialectal form of Torvald. First recorded in Sweden in 1722 as Thorild.

Proper noun[edit]

Torild

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • Sture Allén, Staffan Wahlin, Förnamnsboken, Almqvist&Wiksell 1979, ISBN 9120067399: 606 men named Torild living in Sweden in 1972, with the frequency peak in 1910-1939 (compared to 55 women with a frequency peak in 1940-1969, statistically likely to represent Norwegian immigrants).