Name Element TIGERNOS

Meaning & History

Celtic word meaning "lord, ruler" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturestigerna(Old Irish) tigirn(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsKentigern(History) Tierney, Tiarnach(Irish) Tighearnach(Medieval Irish) Tigernach(Old Irish)
Surname DescendantsÓ Tíghearnaigh, Tierney(Irish)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 378.
Entry updated January 21, 2022