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What does Tanis mean?

Tanis Pronunciation of Tanis [ta-nis] as a girls' name has its root in Spanish, and the name Tanis means "make famous". Tanis is a variant form of Tani (Spanish): Spanish short version of Estanislao.


Creative forms:
(female) Deanis, Tamnis, ..

(male) Tabas, Talis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tanis Madison (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tanis?

Tanis is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#12780 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tanis has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tanis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alanis, Anis, Annis, Candis, Caris, Ennis, Ilanis, Innis, Janais, Jancis, Janis, Jannis, Kandis, Karis, Lenis, Maris, Mavis, Paris, Tacia, Tacie, Tahni, Tahnia, Tais, Taisa, Tait, Taji, Tajia, Tali, Talia, Talie, Talisa, Talise, Tami, Tamie, Tana, Tanaia, Tandie, Tandy, Tanea, Tanee, Taney, Tanga, Tania, Tanika, Tanisha, Tanita, Tanja, Tansia, Tansy, Tanya, Tanzia, Tarin, Tarnia, Tasia, Tati, Tatia, Tatie, Tavia, Tavie, Tawni, Tawnia, Tawnie, Tazia, Temis, Thais, Tiani, Tinie, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tris and Wandis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tanis.

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