Meaning and Origin of Tighe - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Tighe

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Enclosed

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taidhg ‘descendant of Tadhg’, a byname meaning ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘philosopher’.
  • Irish : In Ulster it is sometimes an Anglicization of Mac Taidhg, which is more commonly Anglicized as McCaig.