Gender Masculine
Scripts Τύχων(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek τύχη (tyche) meaning "chance, luck, fortune", a derivative of τυγχάνω (tynchano) meaning "hit the mark, succeed". This was the name of a minor deity associated with Priapus in Greek mythology. It was also borne by a 5th-century saint from Cyprus.

Related Names

Feminine FormTyche(Greek Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesTikhon(Russian)

Name Days

Greece: June 16

Categories

Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/.

Entry updated November 20, 2020