Torkel

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Þórkæll [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Þórkætill

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Torkel
Genitive: Torkels
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Torkel
Genitive: Torkelin
Partitive: Torkelia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Torkel
Genitive: Torkels
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Torkel
Genitive: Torkels

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 March

Sweden Sweden

26 February

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Torkel Opsahl (17 March 1931 — 16 September 1993), Norwegian lawyer and human rights scholar

Trivia

  • Torkel is an IKEA product name (swivel chair) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 615 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 425 916
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 22 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 52
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Torkel(m) Sources: [8][9][7][10]

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi