Tighe name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tighe mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tighe

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Notable Persons Named Tighe

Notable Persons Named Tighe

Tighe Scott

Tighe was born on June 2nd, 1949 in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania.

Tighe O'Donoghue/Ross

Tighe was born on April 15th, 1942 in New York City.

Tighe Dombrowski

Tighe Dombrowski is a soccer player for the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Des Moines Menace, Chicago Fire U-23, San Jose Earthquakes, IK Sirius Fotboll, and Minnesota Thunder. Tighe was born on March 4th, 1982 in West Allis, Wisconsin.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tighe

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tighe

Kevin Tighe

Kevin Tighe is an actor. Kevin was given the name Jon Kevin Fishburn on August 13th, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Michael Tighe

Mary Ann Tighe

Mary Ann Tighe is a ceo, cbre's new york tri-state office director, the howard hughes corporation, cbre group, howard hughes corporation, and cbre's new york tri-state office (global real estate brokerage firm). Mary was given the name Mary Ann Scarangello on August 24th, 1948 in The Bronx.

Paul Tighe

Paul was born on February 12th, 1958.

James Tighe

James was born on March 27th, 1982 in Chichester.

Mary Tighe

Mary Tighe is a writer. She was most active from 1805 to 1810. Mary was born in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Patrick Tighe
  • Eugene F. Tighe
  • Ambrose Tighe

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tighe U.S.
  White 95.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tighe

People with the last name Tighe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tighe

  • How Popular is the name Tighe? Tighe is the 17,005th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tighe was the 6,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tighe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 490 babies born with the first name Tighe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tighe to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tighe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Tighe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tighe is Tuesday, August 2nd, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Tighe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tighe was in 1979 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Tighe Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tighe is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Tighe: The name spelled backwards is Ehgit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ithge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tighe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,942 people with the last name Tighe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tighe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Tighe as their last name.
  • Tighe name meaning

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