Other Forms FormsTorkel, Torkild, Thorkild, Thorkil
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Contributor Contrib.Torkil M on 2/23/2015
From the Old Norse name Þórkætill meaning "Thor's helmet" or "Thor's cauldron". From the name of the Norse god Þórr combined with ketill "helmet, cauldron".The name day is November 12 in Norway.