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What does Teigue mean?

Teigue Pronunciation of Teigue [teigue] as a name for boys means "poet, philosopher". Teigue is a variant form of Tadhg (Scottish, Irish, Gaelic). Teigue is also a variation of Teague (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: philosopher.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Teighe, Tigue, ..

(female) Teiko, ..

Middle name pairings:
Teigue Dan (T.D.), ..

How popular is Teigue?

Teigue is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Teigue is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Teigue (outside Top 2000) are Tadhg, Teagan (#1016 in recent rankings), Teague and Tegan (#1478). These relations of Teigue were popular with parents 6 years ago (usage of 0.03%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.02%, 48.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Rique, Tarique, Teddie, Teiji, Teijo, Teilo, Teino, Temple, Terrie, Teun, Tige, Tiger, Tigger, Tighe, Tigre, Tipu, Titus and True. These names tend to be more commonly used than Teigue.

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