Tiger - Meaning of Tiger

What does Tiger mean?

[ 2 syll. ti-ger, tig-er ] The baby boy name Tiger is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is TAYG-er †. Tiger is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is also English. It is from the elements 'tiger' ; 'tigre' meaning tiger ; 'tigris' tiger. The first name is derived from the name of the big cat, which is itself taken from the Greek 'tigris' via the Old French 'tigre' and the Latin 'tigris'. The ultimate root of the Greek word is possibly Iranian.

Tiga, Tigre, Tigris, Tigur, Tyge, Tyger, Tygre, and Tygur are variants of Tiger.

Other forms of Tiger include the short forms Tige and Tighe, and the variant spelling Tigger (English).

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Tiger is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Tiger include Teiger, Tyger, Tygre, Tygur, Taesir, Tager, Tahire, Taisyr, Taysyr, Teger, Tesar, Thacher, Thacker, Thackere, Thackeree, Thackerie, Thackur, Thaker, Thakere, and Thakur.

† Pronunciation for Tiger: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

A famous person named Tiger is Golfer Tiger Woods, born Eldrick Tiger Woods, 30 December 1975, Cypress, California.

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