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What does Tilghman mean?

Tilghman Pronunciation of Tilghman [tilgh-man] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the name Tilghman means "one who plows the earth". Tilghman is an alternate spelling of Tillman (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, earth.


1 related form via Tillman: Tilman.

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Middle name pairings:
Tilghman Joe (T.J.), ..

How popular is Tilghman?

Tilghman is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#10917 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Tilghman (not ranked) are Tillman and Tilman. Adoption of these forms of Tilghman reached its peak a century ago (average #1044), but now, the form Tillman has become less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tillman, Tilman in U.S.

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