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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tigert

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

G is for golden, memories you share.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tigert

John J. Tigert was a political appointee, professor, chancellor (education), coach (sport), university professor, university president, and sports coach. John was born on February 11th, 1882 in Nashville, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on January 21st, 1965.


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Popularity of Tigert as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tigert U.S.
  White 92.69% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tigert

People with the last name Tigert are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tigert

  • How Popular is the name Tigert? As a last name Tigert was the 39,212th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tigert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tigert is Friday, January 4th, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Tigert? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tigert. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tigert: Your name in reverse order is Tregit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Itrget. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tigert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 561 people with the last name Tigert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tigert? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tigert as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Tigerts Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Tigert born Dec 21, 1948

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 Canada approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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