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What does Tallis mean?

Tallis Pronunciation of Tallis as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Name of a great 16th-century English composer of church music, Thomas Tallis, who composed "Tallis's Canon".

ASSOCIATED WITH Ta-, old english, great, 16th century


VARIANTS Tallys, Talys



Tallis Maurice (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tallis?

Tallis is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Tallis has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Tallis is alike in pronunciation to Tullis. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Callis, Callys, Collis, Dallas, Dalles, Dallin, Dallis, Ellis, Gillis, Hallie, Hollis, Mallik, Mallin, Talib, Talin, Tallan, Tallen, Tallin, Tallon, Tannis, Tavis, Tullie, Wallas, Wallie, Wallis and Willis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tallis.