Trygve

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Tryggvi)
Jump to: navigation, search
Trygve
Pronunciation TRIG-vee
Gender Male
Language(s) Dano-Norwegian
Origin
Word/Name Old Norse
Meaning Trustworthy
Other names
Related names Tryggve, Tryggvi

Trygve is a given name for males used throughout Scandinavia, but is perhaps most common in Norway. Trygve is derived from the Old Norse tryggr, meaning "true, trustworthy",[1][2] cognate with Old English  treowe, Old High German triuwe. Gothic has triggws "πιστός". The Old Norse form of the name was Tryggve or Tryggvi, e.g. Tryggve Olafsson (d. 963).

There are 5,950 people with the forename Trygve in Norway in 2009, barely registering in the Top 100 names for men.[3]

The following people share the forename Trygve:

References[edit]