Tyger name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tyger

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ty"ger
A tiger.

From Middle English tigre, from Old English tīgras () and influenced by Old French tigre, both, from Latin tigris, from Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris), possibly of Iranian origin.

  1. (obsolete) A tiger.
  2. (heraldry) Alternative form of tiger

tyger was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Tyger

Notable Persons Named Tyger

Tyger Drew-Honey

Tyger Drew-Honey is an actor, musician, and television presenter. His ongoing career started in 2006. Tyger was given the name Lindzi James Tyger Drew-Honey by his parents Ben Dover and Linzi Drew on January 26th, 1996 in Epsom. Tyger is also known as Lindzi James Tyger Drew Honey.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyger U.S.
  White 96.41% 64.26%
  African American 2.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyger

People with the last name Tyger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tyger

  • How Popular is the name Tyger? Tyger is the 18,084th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tyger was the 53,072nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tyger have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 441 babies born with the first name Tyger in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyger 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 Tyger? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 29 new born babies.
  • When was Tyger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyger is Monday, July 17th, 1950.
  • What year had the most people named Tyger born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyger was in 1997 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tyger: The name spelled backwards is Regyt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Egyrt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 390 people with the last name Tyger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyger? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tyger as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tyger name meaning

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