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2 Tiger names and what they mean, for tiger for baby girls, listing 1-2. Here is the list of Tiger names for boys.
Tigris .. From Latin "tiger" ..
Tora .. "Tiger."
Tora is a commonly used name, while Tigris is rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Brisa .. Short form of the Spanish name Briseida, from Briseis, the Greek name of the woman loved by Achilles in Homer's "Iliad".
Clarice .. It was borne by a character who appears in some versions of the medieval romances of Roland and other paladins of Charlemagne.
Delilah .. Biblical: the woman who beguiled Samson into revealing the secret of his superhuman strength.
Caprice .. The word later became associated with Italian "capra", referring to the goat, an animal whose sudden changes in direction and jumps indicate capriciousness ..
Bonnie .. A famous American bearer was Bonnie Parker, accomplice of the bank robber Clyde Barrow ..
Barbara .. It has the same root as "barbarian" ..
Bernadette .. "Strong, brave bear." ..
Lilith .. Because she refused to obey him, she was turned into a demon and Eve was created to take her place.
Abellona .. "Destroyer." ..
Faustine .. The Faust of legend sold his soul to the Devil ..
Belinda .. Probably from Italian "bella" (see Bella) with the suffix -inda, or with the Germanic "lind" meaning "serpent, dragon" or "linde" meaning "soft, tender" ..
Augusta .. Ge Wodehouse's foppish hero Bertie Wooster had a terrifying Aunt Augusta, possibly giving the name a slightly intimidating connotation Popular in Britain toward the end of the 19th century ..
Alice .. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford ..
Marian .. Robin Hood's love Maid Marian ..
Nemera .. "Leopard."
Ariel .. "Lion of God." ..
Andromeda .. Greek mythology: an Ethiopian princess, the daughter of Cassiopeia, was chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster until Perseus rescued her ..
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