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Pronunciation TRIG-vee
Gender Male
Language(s) Norwegian
Word/name Old Horse
Meaning Trustworthy
Other names
Related names Tryggve, Tryggvi, Trude

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 5,951 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: