Thorvald name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thorvald

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Thorvald is of Norwegian origin and means "Thor's ruler".
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Old Norse Þorvaldr, from Þórr (“Thor”) + valdr (“rule”).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Thorvald

Notable Persons Named Thorvald

Thorvald Stauning

Thorvald Stauning was a prime minister. His most notable accomplishments were from 1924 to 1926. Thorvald was born on October 26th, 1873 in Copenhagen. He died on May 3rd, 1942.

Thorvald Stoltenberg

Thorvald Stoltenberg is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Norway), and Minister of Defence (Norway). Thorvald was born on July 8th, 1931 in Oslo.

Thorvald Asvaldsson

Thorvald Hansen

Thorvald was born on May 3rd, 1847. He breathed his last breath on January 24th, 1915.

Thorvald Solberg

Thorvald Solberg was a 1. He was most active from 1897 to 1930. Thorvald was born on April 22nd, 1852 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He died on July 15th, 1949.

Thorvald Julius Sørensen

Thorvald Julius Sørensen was a in the field of botany. Thorvald was born on July 4th, 1902 in Sækbæk, Denmark. He passed away on June 21st, 1973.

  • Thorvald Astrup
  • Thorvald Simeon Niss
  • Thorvald Ellegaard
  • Thorvald Thronsen
  • Thorvald Steen
  • Thorvald Aadahl
  • Thorvald A. Solberg
  • Thorvald Jorgensen
  • Thorvald Lammers
  • Thorvald Strömberg

Fun Facts about the name Thorvald

  • How Popular is the name Thorvald? Thorvald is the 35,843rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thorvald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 114 babies born with the first name Thorvald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thorvald to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thorvald? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thorvald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thorvald is Friday, March 22nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Thorvald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thorvald was in 1916 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Thorvald Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thorvald is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Thorvald: The name spelled backwards is Dlavroht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Dovhlart. How do you pronounce that?
  • Thorvald name meaning

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