NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Torild

  1. A female given name, variant of Torhild.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [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.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Torild c (genitive Torilds)

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • Sture Allén, Staffan Wahlin, Förnamnsboken, Almqvist&Wiksell 1979, →ISBN: 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).