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What does Tigris mean?

Tigris Pronunciation of Tigris [tigris] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Tigris) is of Irish and Gaelic origin. From Latin "tiger". According to legend, Saint Patrick had a sister named Tigris. It is also a place name for a river that runs through Iraq.

Associated with: irish, legend (mythology), saint, river.


Creative forms:
(female) Tigrissi, ..

(male) Tigriss, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tigris Stephany (T.S.), ..

How popular is Tigris?

Tigris is an unusual first name for women and an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tigris has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tigris name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tigris outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aigneis, Ailis, Amaris, Audris, Beitris, Caris, Charis, Chris, Cloris, Cris, Cypris, Dionis, Dorris, Edris, Eedris, Eilis, Eris, Filis, Fillis, Idris, Iris, Karis, Khris, Kloris, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Parris, Perris, Pris, Sigrid, Tanis, Temis, Teri, Terin, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Themis, Thordis (see Thora), Tiani, Tiara, Tiarah, Tiare, Tibbie, Tiberia, Tiera, Tiernie, Tierra, Tierre, Tierria, Tiersa, Tiffie, Tildie, Tilli, Tillie, Timmi, Timmie, Tinie, Tippie, Tirian, Tirien, Tirion, Tirrien, Tirza, Tori, Torri, Tris, Trisa, Trix, Tyria and Vigdis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tigris.

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