Meaning and Origin of: Tiger

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : variant of Taggart in County Dublin.
  • French : from a Germanic personal name composed of the unattested word þēudo ‘people’, ‘nation’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Tiger, Yiddish tiger ‘tiger’.

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