Tegan

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Tegan
PronunciationWelsh pronunciation: [ˈtɛgan]
English: /ˈtɡən/
Origin
Language(s)Welsh
Meaning"darling," "loved one," "favourite," "pet," "toy."

Tegan is a given name of Welsh origin. It is a diminutive of the Welsh word teg ("fair") and means "darling," "loved one," or "favourite," and is the normal Welsh word for "toy."[1][2]

Notable people with the first name Tegan include:

Fiction[edit]

  • Tegan Callahan, fictional character in the Australian television series Home and Away
  • Tegan Freedman, fictional character in the Australian television series Neighbours
  • Tegan Jovanka, fictional character in the British television series Doctor Who
  • Tegan Lomax, fictional character in the British television series Hollyoaks
  • PC Tegan Thompson, fictional character in the British television series No Offence

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru. taenell–Zwingliaid. University of Wales. 2006. p. 5851.
  2. ^ Griffiths, Bruce; Glyn Jones, Dafydd (2012). "Geiriadur yr Academi". Welsh Language Commissioner and Uned Technolegau Iaith, Bangor University. Retrieved 27 October 2012.