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What does Taj mean?

Taj Pronunciation of Taj [taj] as a boys' name is pronounced tahzh. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Taj is "crown". The Taj Mahal is the famous palace built in 17th-century India.

Associated with: crown (king), famous, 17th century.


Taj has 1 variant: Tahj.

1 feminine form: Taja.

Creative forms:
(male) Eraj, Ter, ..

(female) Tajo, Tie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Taj Kyan (T.K.), ..

How popular is Taj?

Taj is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#63812 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Taj was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #956 in the U.S. in 1998, and is presently at #1007. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Tahj (#1295 from recent data) is the only other popular related form of Taj (#1007 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Taj reached its apex 17 years ago (median #864) and has remained as conventional to this day. Taj has been the most well-known version.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Taj, Tahj in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Taj is pronounced similarly to Tige. Other recommended names are Kaj, Raj, Tab, Tad, Taji, Tal, Tam, Tan, Tau, Tay and Taz. These names tend to be more frequently used than Taj.

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