Tighe Name Meaning & Origin

Tighe

Pronunciation: n/a

Related Names:

Tadhg

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Tighe is a variant of the name Tadhg meaning Timothy in Irish-Gaelic.
Pronunciation of this name is Ty-G... Similar to Tiger but no "er" on the end!!
Or the more Irish version of pronunciation of Tay-G

Tighe can also be pronounced Ty, Tye or Tai

Tighe is also known as a common surname... Often pronounced Ty and seldom Ty-G

Personal experiences with the name Tighe: | Edit

My son Tighe Kielan was born 2011
I choose to use the spelling Tighe over Tadhg because people found it less confusing to pronounce.

Nicknames for Tighe: | Edit

Ty, Tiger, Ty-Ty

Meanings and history of the name Tighe: | Edit

Irish/Gaelic history!!
Tadhg or Tighe meaning is derived from the name Timothy.

The name Tighe is a baby boy name. The name Tighe comes from the Irish origin. In Irish The meaning of the name Tighe is: Handsome. Variant of Teague.

Famous real-life people named Tighe: | Edit

Tighe Dombrowski (1982- ), American soccer player
Tighe Scott (1949- ), American racecar driver
Tighe O'Donoghue/Ross (1942- ), Irish/American artist, sculptor, printmaker
Tadhg Kenelly - Irish football player / Australia Sydney swans AFL player

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