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What does Taft mean?

Taft Pronunciation of Taft as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Taft is "homestead". Also possibly (Old English) "marsh; river". William Howard Taft was 26th American President and was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court after his retirement from politics.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ta-, homestead, old, river, chief (leader), justice




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How popular is Taft?

Taft is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3787 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Taft entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #683 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Tab, Tabb, Tad, Tadd, Tadi, Tahj, Tahl, Tait, Taitt, Taj, Taji, Tal, Tam, Tan, Taos, Taro, Taso, Tate, Tau, Tavi, Tay, Tayte, Taz and Tazz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Taft.

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