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Origin and popularity of the name TANGUY

Origin

Tanguy : Breton: from the personal name Tanguy originally a warrior's nickname composed of tan ‘fire’ and ki ‘dog’. This surname is also found in Britain. Compare Tanguay.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 441,122 individuals with the name TANGUY on Geneanet.

 

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