What does Tighe mean?
Tighe /ti-ghe/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Timothy.
Related boy name: Teague.
Tighe has 18 different relations via Timothy: Tim▼, Timmo, Timmothy▼, Timmy▼, Timo, Timofei, Timofeo, Timofey, Timon, Timoteo, Timothe, Timotheo, Timotheus, Timothey, Tymmothy, Tymon, Tymoteusz and Tymothy.Kreatif forms: Taghe, Teaghe, Teighe. [more]
How popular is Tighe?
Tighe is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#6437 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Tim, Timmothy, Timmy and Timothy (#135 the previous year) are the popular variation forms of Tighe (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.733%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2163%, down 70.5%), with the versions Tim, Timmothy and Timmy becoming less fashionable. Timothy (#135) is the most fashionable boy name here, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Tighe and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)