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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.TEER-nawn
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Meaning & History

Means "little lord" from Irish Gaelic tigern "lord" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century king of Breifne in Ireland.

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history, kings
Entry updated May 19, 2007   Contribute