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What does Tansy mean?

Tansy Pronunciation of Tansy [tan-sy] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Tansy is "eternal life". Also the name of an unusual herb. Used mostly since the 1960s.

Associated with: greek, life, herb (tree).


Tansy has 8 variants: Tanazia, Tandie, Tandy, Tansee, Tansey, Tansia, Tanzey and Tanzia.

Creative forms:
(female) Talsy, Tasy, ..

(male) Tante, Tanty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tansy Laken (T.L.), ..

How popular is Tansy?

Tansy is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#99725 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tansy has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cassy, Casy, Daisy, Hatsy, Kassy, Kasy, Kaysy, Maisy, Pansy, Patsy, Tabby, Tacey, Tacy, Taffy, Tais, Taisa, Tally, Tammy, Tamsyn, Tana, Tanaya, Tanea, Tanee, Taney, Tanga, Tani, Tania, Tanis, Tanja, Tanya, Tasa, Tash, Tassa (see Tasha), Tasya, Tavy, Tawney, Tawny, Tessy, Thandy, Tiny, Toney and Tony. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tansy.

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