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Girl Name: Tigris

Name: Tigris
Pronunciation: \t(i)-gris, tig-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Tigris's also a boy name)
Origin: Latin
Similar Names: Tris, Caris, Karis, Kris, Cris, Damris, Doris, Dorris, Khris, Tirza, Tierza, Tiersa, Trisa

Description

Tigris \t(i)-gris, tig-ris\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Tigris), is of Irish and Gaelic origin. From Latin "tiger". According to legend, Saint Patrick had a sister named Tigris. It is also a place name for a river that runs through Iraq.

Similar baby names are Tris, Caris, Karis, Kris, Cris, Damris, Doris, Dorris, Khris, Tirza, Tierza, Tiersa and Trisa.

Popularity

Tigris is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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