Thorlak

Old Norse Þorlákr

The male name Þorlákr is recorded in a number of Scandinavian runic inscriptions but does not seem to occur in England. However, there is an East Midlands connection, as the Icelandic bishop Þorlákr studied in Lincoln in the twelfth century.

Old Norse Name

Þorlákr

Anglicised Name

Thorlak

Gender

Male

Ascribed Culture

  • Icelandic
  • Scandinavian

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

bishop, male_name, personal-name, saint