Trygve

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Trygve
PronunciationTRIG-vee
GenderMale
Language(s)Norwegian
Origin
Word/nameOld Norse
MeaningTrustworthy
Other names
Related namesTryggve, Tryggvi, Trude

Trygve is a given name for males and 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. The Icelandic, Faroese and Old Norse form of the name is Tryggvi, e.g. Tryggvi Óláfsson (d. 963).

There are 5,951 people with the forename Trygve in Norway in 2009, declining to 5,432 in November 2015.

The following people share the forename Trygve:

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