Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Thorkill m. Old Icelandic Þórr, the name of the god of thunder, deriving from Proto-Germanic *þunraz 'thunder' + Old Icelandic ketill 'kettle'.

England
Latin
966 Turketulo (dat) CDAS DXXVIII, Turketulum (acc) ibid. DXXVIII; 1189 Turketillus (nom) GASurv p. 189, Turkil (nom) ibid. p. 158; 1222 thurkilli (gen) StPaulDom p. 15, turkilli (gen) ibid. p. 42
Estonia
Middle Low German
1592 Gyll Tiik1977 p. 288, Torck ibid. p. 288
Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1582 Torkå (nom) Audén1980 p. 172
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Torkaill (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 10, Turchel (nom) ibid. III, p. 8
Sweden
Latin
1350 Thorkillus (nom) SDHK no. 6060; 1383 Thyrkils (gen) SRA-vol2 no. 1948
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Thorkill". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Thorkill.