Tünde

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Hungarian
Meaning: “fairy.”
(Toon-dè/toon-day)

The name is derived from the Hungarian word, tündèr which means, “fairy” and was introduced in the 19th-century by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty, for his work, Csongor és Tünde (Csongor and Tünde).

The designated name-day in Hungary is June 1.

Tündér is also occasionally used as a given name.

Sources

  1. http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tünde_(keresztnév)
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tünde
  3. http://www.behindthename.com/name/tu12nde
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