The name Torin is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "chief". Torin and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Though it has a Scandinavian ring, this is an out-of-the-ordinary Irish family name. The hard 'T' at the beginning prevents it from sounding as feminine as, say, Loren. Torin's Passage was an early video game.