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What does Taj mean?

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.


Taj has 1 variant: Tahj.

Taj has 1 feminine form: Taja.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Tajer, Ter, ..

(female) Tare, Tsa, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Taj for boys. Taj was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #956 in the U.S. in 1998, and is presently at #1254. (2014 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.

Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of Taj and related names. Tahj (#1342 from recent data) is the only other popular related form of Taj (#1254 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Taj reached its apex 16 years ago (median #864) and is almost as conventional today.

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.