What does Tallis mean?
Tallis /tal-lis/ [2 sylls.] 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".
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Tallis for boys. Tallis has not been ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)