Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish/Estonian
Meaning: “silent; quiet; calm.”

The name is related to the Finnish words hiljainen (quiet), hiljaisuus (silence) and hiljaa (quiet, calm). It was quite popular at the turn of the 19th-century. Its designated name-day is October 8.


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Old Slavonic (Bulgarian/Croatian/Serbian/Macedonian/Slovene)
Meaning: “peace and quiet.”

The name is composed of the Old Slavonic elements, tih meaning “quiet” and mir meaning “peace.”

The Hungarian form is Tihamér, and the designated name-day in Hungary is July 1.


  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/7.php
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/tihomir
  3. http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tihamér