Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Poet; Philosopher
Teigue is a boy’s name of Irish and Scottish origin. It’s an anglicized form of Tadhg, which means “poet” or “philosopher.” If you’re hoping baby will have a way with words, this could be the perfect name for them! Tadhg was once such a common name in Ireland that it was often used to refer to any Irish man. It remains popular in the Emerald Isle to this day, with a famous bearer being the rugby player Tadhg Furlong. In the past, it was borne by a number of Irish kings. If you’re looking for a variant of this classic Irish name that might be easier for English speakers to pronounce, why not opt for Teigue?

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