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Gender Masculine
Scripts Τύχων(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek 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

Other Languages & CulturesTikhon(Russian)

Name Days

Greece: June 16


Sources & References

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