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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trygve

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Old Norse Tryggvi, a byname from the adjective tryggr "reliable". Revived in the 19th century.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Trygve

Trygve Lie was a 1st Secretary-General of the United Nations, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of Foreign Affairs (Norway). Trygve was given the name Trygve Halvdan Lie on July 16th, 1896 in Oslo. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 1968.


Trygve was born in 1930.


Trygve Magnus Haavelmo was an economist in the fields of macroeconomics and econometrics. Trygve was born on December 13th, 1911 in Skedsmo. He left this life on July 26th, 1999.


Trygve Bratteli was a Prime Minister of Norway. He was most active from 1973 to 1976. Trygve was born on January 11th, 1910 in Nøtterøy. He died on November 20th, 1984.


Trygve Slagsvold Vedum is a for Hedmark, Leader of the Centre Party, Minister of Agriculture, Food, Member of Parliament, forHedmark, Centre Party (Norway), Food (Norway), and Storting. Trygve was born on December 1st, 1978 in Hamar.


Trygve Seim is a jazz musician. Trygve was born on April 25th, 1971 in Oslo.


Common last names for Trygve

  • Olsen
  • Johnson
  • Hansen
  • Pedersen
  • Larsen
  • Jacobsen
  • Johnsen

Fun Facts about the name Trygve

  • How Popular is the name Trygve? Trygve is the 20,395th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Trygve have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 340 babies born with the first name Trygve in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trygve to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trygve? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Trygve first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trygve is Tuesday, December 18th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Trygve born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trygve was in 2015 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Trygve Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trygve is not a popular baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Trygve: Your name in reverse order is Evgyrt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ervygt. How do you pronounce that?

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