What does the baby name Teige mean? Learn about what Teige means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Teige - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Teige
T-E-I-G-E, is a 5-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Teige
like the first syllable of tiger
form of Irish Tadg drawn from the pronounciation.
Meaning of Teige
Poet, a poet.
Origin of Teige
The name 'Teige' has Irish origins. It is derived from the Irish name Tadhg, which means 'poet' or 'philosopher'. Tadhg was a commonly used name in ancient Ireland, often given to boys as a symbol of wisdom and creativity.
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Popularity of Teige
The name 'Teige' is not among the most popular names in recent years. It remains a relatively uncommon choice for parents when naming their baby boys.
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Etymology of Teige

The name 'Teige' is a variant of the Irish name Tadhg. Tadhg is derived from the Old Irish word 'tadg', which means 'poet' or 'philosopher'. It is believed that the name originated from the Gaelic word 'tadh', which means 'bard' or 'storyteller.'

Cultural Significance of Teige

In Irish culture, names hold great cultural significance. The name 'Teige' is associated with the rich literary and poetic traditions of Ireland. It is often seen as a name that embodies the creative and intellectual potential of its bearer.