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What does Tighe mean?

Tighe Pronunciation of Tighe [tighe] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Timothy.

Related boy name: Teague.

Associated with: irish.


6 different relations via Timothy: Tim, Timmo, Timmy, Timo, Timon and Timothe.

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

(female) Tighey, Titheo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tighe Graham (T.G.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Teague, Tim, Timmy and Timothy (#147 from current records) are the popular variation forms of Tighe (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Tighe reached the top of their popularity in the 1960s (median #580) and are now much less popular (#1536, down 91.5%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teague, Tim, Timmy, Timothy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tim, Timothy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tighe is pronounced similarly to Thu and Tye. Other suggested similar names are Miche, Teige, Teigue, Tige, Tiger, Tigger and Tigre. Like Tighe, these names are not frequently used.