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.
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.