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since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tig
  1. A game among children. See Tag.
  2. A capacious, flat-bottomed drinking cup, generally with four handles, formerly used for passing around the table at convivial entertainment.

    tig was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Haitian Creole, Irish, Lojban, Old Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Swedish

    Notable Persons Named Tig

    Tig Notaro is an observational comedy comedian. Tig was given the name Mathilde O'Callaghan Notaro on March 24th, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi. Tig is also known as Notaro and Mathilde O'Callaghan.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Tig

    Patricia was born on July 27th, 1994.


    Jimmy Tig was a rhythm, blues, and soul music musician. He was most active from 1950 to 1950. Jimmy was given the name James Tigner Jr. on July 20th, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia, US. He breathed his last breath on September 21st, 2007.


    Fun Facts about the name Tig

    • When was the first name Tig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tig is Wednesday, March 13th, 1878.
    • How unique is the name Tig? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tig. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Tig: Your name in reverse order is Git. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tig. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Tig born Apr 7, 2002

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

    You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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