From the Old Norse byname Þróndr
which indicated a person from Trøndelag, a region in central Norway, possibly derived from þróast
meaning "to grow, to prosper".
From a surname that originally denoted a person from the city of Troyes in France. This was also the name of the ancient city that was besieged by the Greeks in Homer
From a surname which meant "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It was also borne by American writer Truman Capote (1924-1984).
From the Greek name Τρυφαινα (Tryphaina)
, derived from Greek τρυφη (tryphe)
meaning "softness, delicacy". This name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament.
Derived from Greek τρυφη (tryphe)
meaning "softness, delicacy". Saint Tryphon, a gooseherder from Syria, was martyred in the 3rd century.
Probably derived from Georgian ცის (tsis)
meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa)
Derived from Georgian ცის (tsis)
meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa)
Means "heavenly, celestial" in Georgian, a derivative of ცა (tsa)
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki)
meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
TSUBASAm & fJapanese
From Japanese 翼 (tsubasa)
meaning "wing", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
From Japanese 月 (tsuki)
meaning "moon" and 子 (ko)
meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
TUm & fChinese
From Chinese 图 (tú)
meaning "chart, map" or other characters with similar pronunciations.
TÚm & fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 秀 (tú)
meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".
From the name of a type of tree that is believed to grow in heaven in Islamic tradition. It means "blessedness" in Arabic.
From an occupational surname derived from Old English tucian
meaning "one who fulls cloth".
From the older Welsh name Tudur
, possibly from the hypothetical Celtic name Toutorix
meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC
). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.
Italian form of the Roman family name Tullius
, which is of unknown meaning. A famous bearer was Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman orator and author.
Form of Tullius
) used to refer to the Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero.
Derived from Hungarian tündér
meaning "fairy". The Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty created this name in the 19th century.
Means "strength vigour" in Sindarin. In the 'Silmarillion' (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Tuor was the mortal man who came to the hidden city of Gondolin to warn of its imminent doom. When Gondolin was attacked and destroyed he escaped with his wife Idril
and son Eärendil, and sailed into the west.
Means "victory mood" in Sindarin. In the 'Silmarillion' (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Turin was a cursed hero, the slayer of the dragon Glaurung. He was also called Turambar, Mormegil, and other names. This is also the Anglicized name of the city of Torino in Italy.
Meaning unknown. According to Virgil
's 'Aeneid', Turnus was a king of the Rutuli. He led the Latins in war against the Trojans led by Aeneas
. At the end of the book he is killed by Aeneas in a duel.
Means "image of the life of Amon", derived from Egyptian tut
"image" combined with ankh
"life" combined with the name of the god Amon
. This was the name of an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, most famous because of the treasures found in his tomb.
TUULIKKIfFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "little wind" in Finnish, derived from tuuli
"wind". This was the name of a Finnish forest goddess, the daughter of Tapio.
Meaning unknown. Perhaps based on the English word twilight
, or maybe from a Cajun pronunciation of French étoile
"star". It came into use as an American given name in the late 19th century.
Medieval form of THEOBALD
. This is the name of a cousin of Juliet killed by Romeo in Shakespeare's drama 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596).
Means "fortune, chance" in Greek. This was the name of the Greek goddess of fortune, luck and fate.
Latinized form of TYGE
. This name was borne by the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
From a surname meaning "pasture" in Middle English.
Danish form of Tóki
, an Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element Þórr
, from the name of the Norse god THOR
. This was the native name of the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
From an English surname meaning "tiler of roofs". The surname was borne by American president John Tyler (1790-1862).
Norse form of the name of the Germanic god Tiwaz
, related to Indo-European dyeus
). In Norse mythology Tyr was the god of war and justice, the son of the god Odin
. He carried a spear in his left hand, since his right hand was bitten off by the wolf Fenrir. At the time of the end of the world, the Ragnarok, Tyr will slay and be slain by the giant hound Garm.
From the name of a county in Northern Ireland which is derived from Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain
meaning "land of EOGHAN
". This name was popularized by American actor Tyrone Power (1914-1958), who was named after his great-grandfather, an Irish actor.
From an English surname which could be derived from a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French tison
meaning "firebrand". Alternatively, it could be a variant of DYSON
. A famous bearer of the surname was boxer Mike Tyson (1966-).