[ 3 syll. tan-guy, ta-ng-uy ] The baby boy name Tanguy is pronounced as TaeNG-IYIY †. Tanguy is largely used in Breton and French, and it is derived from Celtic origins. Tanguy's meaning is fire dog. It is derived from the elements 'tan' which means fire ; 'ki' dog.
The name Tangui is a variant transcription of Tanguy.
Tanguy is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Tanguy include Taema, Tameas, Tanakee, Tanakey, Tanaki, Tanakie, Tanaky, Tanuja, Tatonga, Teatonka, Teetonka, Tehoma, Teitonka, Tenchea, Tenesee, Tennesee, Tennessee, Tennesy, Tessema, and Teytonka.
† English pronunciation for Tanguy: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"