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Tiger

What does Tiger mean?

Tiger Pronunciation of Tiger [tiger] as a boys' name. Nature name. Made famous by young golf celebrity Tiger Woods, whose given name is originally Eldrick (see Eldridge).

Associated with: famous, tiger (lion), woods (tree).

Variations

Tiger has 3 variants: Tige, Tigre and Tigris.

Creative forms:
(male) Tager, Teiger, ..

(female) Tigera, Tiler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tiger Evan (T.E.), ..

How popular is Tiger?

Tiger is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#12667 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tiger was first listed in 1997 and reached its highest position of #1258 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Tige and Eldridge are the popular related forms of Tiger rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Tiger was at its apex a century ago (median #1549).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tiger, Eldridge, Tige in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tiger is pronounced similarly to Teger and Tigger. Other recommended names are Alger, Einer, Eizer, Elger, Miner, Piper, Rider, Riker, River, Roger, Seger, Taber, Tailer, Teige, Teigen, Tibor, Tighe, Tilar, Torger, Tower and Tyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tiger.


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