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Gender: M Pronunciation: TOR-kil Meaning of Torquil: "Thor's cauldron" Origin of Torquil: Scottish from Norse

Torquil, is a quirky but intriguing option that evolved from an ancient Scandinavian name and was imported into Scotland by the Vikings. The Gaelic form of the name is Torcaill.

Torquil MacLeod was the name of an early Scottish clan chief.

Famous People Named Torquil

Torquil Campbell, lead singer of Canadian band Stars
Torquil Patrick Alexander Norman, English businessman, aircraft enthusiast, and arts philanthropist
Torquil MacLeod, Scottish Hebridean lord
Torquil Neilson, Anglo-Australian actor
Torquil Silvanus Matthew Septimus Riley-Smith, founder of LBH, Britain's first gay radio station

Pop Culture References for the name Torquil

Torquil of the Oak, character in "The Fair Maid of Perth" by Sir Walter Scott

Torkili, Thorkel, Thirkell

Torquil's International Variations

Torkel (Swedish) Torcall (Gaelic)