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Thorgils, Torgils, Þorgils or Thorgil is a Nordic masculine given name that may refer to

Þorgils gjallandi Icelandic writer

Þorgils gjallandi was an Icelandic author born in the hamlet of Skútustaðir by Mývatn, a lake in the Skútustaðahreppur rural municipality.

Þorgils Óttar Mathiesen is an Icelandic former handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Thorgils Skarthi (hare-lip) was a Viking leader and poet. He is associated with the founding of Scarborough, England.

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