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Gender Masculine
Language(s) Norwegian, Scottish Gaelic
Language(s) Old Norse
Word/name Þórmóðr
Derivation Þorr + móðr
Meaning "Thor" + "mind", "courage"
Other names
Variant form(s) Thormod
Anglicisation(s) Norman

Tormod is a masculine Norwegian and Scottish Gaelic given name, derived from the Old Norse personal name Þórmóðr. This Old Norse name is composed of two elements: Þorr, meaning "Thor", the Norse god of thunder; and móðr, meaning "mind", "courage".[1][2] A variant of the Norwegian name is Thormod.[1] An Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic name is Norman.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Coleman, NL; Veka, O (2010). A Handbook of Scandinavian Names. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 48. ISBN 978-0-299-24834-5 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ a b Hanks, P; Hardcastle, K; Hodges, F (2006) [1990]. A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 207, 410. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1.