Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Thorgeirr m. Old Icelandic Þórr, the name of the god of thunder, deriving from Proto-Germanic *þunraz 'thunder' + Old Icelandic geirr 'spear'.

This name was the 6th most popular man's name occurring in Landnámabók, the book of the settling of Iceland.

Iceland
Middle Icelandic
1504 Þorgeirs (gen) DipIs-7 655
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Thorgeirr". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Thorgeirr.