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Tuncay - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Tuncay
T-U-N-C-A-Y, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Tuncay
Meaning of Tuncay
Moon of bronze.
Origin of Tuncay
The name 'Tuncay' has Turkish origins. In Turkish, names are often composed of two elements, each with its own meaning. 'Tun' is derived from the Turkish word 'tunç', which means 'bronze'. 'Cay' is derived from the Turkish word 'çay', which means 'tea'. When combined, the name 'Tuncay' can be interpreted as 'bronze tea'.
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Popularity of Tuncay
The popularity of the name 'Tuncay' has varied over the years. In Turkey, it has been a relatively common name, especially during the mid-20th century. However, its popularity has declined in recent decades, as parents have opted for different naming trends.
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Etymology of Tuncay

The name 'Tuncay' has a straightforward etymology. The element 'tunç' refers to the metal bronze, which has been historically significant in Turkish culture. The element 'çay' simply means 'tea', a popular beverage in Turkey.

Cultural Significance of Tuncay

In Turkish culture, names often carry cultural significance and reflect the values and traditions of the society. While 'Tuncay' does not have any specific cultural or symbolic significance, it is a name that reflects the Turkish language and its connection to both the metal bronze and the beloved beverage of tea.