Torin Name Meaning & Origin
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This name is commonly said to be Irish Gaelic for "chief," from the word "torfhinn" It may also have some roots in the Gaelic word for thunder, "toirneach," and linked to Thor, the Norse god of thunder.
- Famous real-life people named Torin
Torin Koos - Olympic cross-country skier
Torin Thatcher - an English actor with roles in films such as "The Robe" "Snows of Mt Kilimanjaro" and "Mutiny on the Bounty" Was also a veteran of World War II, attaining the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery.
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Torin's Passage - video game from 1995
Sir Tor was one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend