Tycho Name Meaning & Origin
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Tycho is my youngest son's name. We love it! He loves it! It gets mispronounced occasionally, but most of the time people just ask how to pronounce/spell it instead of just assuming, which is way nicer than assuming if they don't know! People really like his name--especially his classmates.
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From the Greek name Τυχων (Tychon) meaning "hitting the mark".
Tyche was the name of a goddess of luck.
Tychon was also a god of luck.
- Famous real-life people named Tycho
The Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601). His birth name was Tyge Ottesen Brahe, but he latinized his name to the spelling Tycho.
Tycho van Meer: A dutch Field Hockey Striker who won Olympic gold in 1996
Tychon: Bishop of Amathus, Cyprus. The son of a baker opposed to the worship of Aphrodite, he was a dedicated missionary among the last elements of pagan culture on the island. He is patron of wine growers on Cyprus. Tychon brought a dead vine leaf back to life.
- Tycho in song, story & screen
Tycho Celchu, a character in the fictional Star Wars Universe
Brother-Captain Tycho, a character from the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe
Tycho (music), an ambient techno project by Scott Hansen
The character Tycho Brahe from the Penny Arcade comic, the alter-ego of Penny Arcade' writer Jerry Holkins
A shipboard AI in the Marathon computer game
Tycho is the name of the desert ranger henchman from the computer game Fallout
Tycho (Τυχω) was a Greek goddess of fortune or luck.