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What does Teger mean?

Teger Pronunciation of Teger [te-ger] as a name for boys. The name Teger means "poet, philosopher". Teger is an alternate spelling of Teague (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Tadhg.

Associated with: philosopher.


6 alternative forms via Teague: Teagan, Tegan, Teigan, Teige, Teigen and Teigue.

Creative forms:
(male) Teoger, Terger, ..

(female) Tegera, Tene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Teger Darius (T.D.), ..

How popular is Teger?

Teger is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Teger is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Teger (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Teagan (#1016 in 2015), Teague and Tegan (#1478). Adoption of these relations of Teger was more pronounced 6 years ago (adoption of 0.03%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.02%, down 49%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teagan, Teague, Tegan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teger and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Teger is pronounced similarly to Tiger, Tigger and Tigre. Other suggested similar names are Alger, Berger, Deker, Elger, Greger, Heber, Heder, Jaeger, Keder, Keer, Lexer, Meier, Meyer, Neper, Nezer, Peder, Peer, Peter, Regner, Roger, Seager, Seeger, Seger, Taber, Tedor, Telfer, Teven, Tige, Torger, Tower, Trever, Tyler, Weber and Xever. These names tend to be more frequently used than Teger.

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