Sigtrygg (Sigtryggr) is an Old Norse given name, composed of the elements sig "victory" and trygg "trusty, true".
In Norse-Gaelic Ireland (9th to 11th centuries) rendered as Sitric or Sihtric (the patronymic Sigtryggsson as mac Sitriuc).
The name is only rarely given in modern Scandinavian countries; it is mostly encountered in Iceland, in the form Sigtryggur, with 99 entries for the name in the Icelandic white pages as of 2013.
People called Sigtrygg
The names may refer to any of the following people:
- Kings of Dublin:
- Sigtrygg Gnupasson, a 10th-century Danish king of the House of Olaf
- Sigtrygg of Nerike, a Swede who met Saint Olaf
- Sitric the Dane, an 11th-century ruler of Waterford
- Sitric mac Ualgairg, king of Breifne 1256/7
- Símaskrá (official Icelandic phonebook) ja.is; the Swedish form Sigtrygg is on record for three individuals in Sweden and four in Finland; the Icelandic form Sigtryggur by three individuals in Denmark and one in Sweden. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/ ; Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk ; Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
- Lena Peterson, Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
- Sitric Roads, Stoneybatter, County Dublin