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What does Tavish mean?

Tavish Pronunciation of Tavish [tavish] as a boys' name is pronounced TAV-issh. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Thomas. Also possibly "twin", or may also be linked to "teeve", an Irish word meaning "hillside". See also Tavin, Tavio, and Tavon. Singer and rock band leader Tav Falco.

Associated with: irish, rock, leader.


Tavish has 2 variants: Tavis and Tevis.

Tavish has 3 more different relations via Tavon, Thomas: Tamas, Taveon and Tavion.

Creative forms:
(male) Taish, Tamish, ..

(female) Tavishie, Tavtia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tavish Graeme (T.G.), ..

How popular is Tavish?

Tavish is an unusual given name for men. Tavish is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Tavish and corresponding names. Tavin, Tavion, Tavis, Tavon and Thomas (#51 from current records) are the popular variation forms of Tavish (not ranked). Other forms, like Taveon, are uncommon. These forms of Tavish were popular with parents during 1940-1949 (adoption of 2.36%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.38%, 84%), with the version Thomas becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tavin, Tavion, Tavis, Tavon, Thomas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cash, Davis, Daviss, Faivish, Farrish, Fish, Gadish, Ganesh, Hamish, Harish, Jabesh, Janesh, Mahesh, Marsh, Nash, Parish, Parrish, Tabib, Tadi, Tadio, Tahir, Tait, Taitt, Taji, Talib, Talin, Tallis, Talys, Tamir, Tanier, Tannis, Taos, Tarick, Tarik, Tarin, Tariq, Taso, Tasso, Tavaris, Tavariss (see Tavaris), Tavee, Tavey, Tavi, Tavid, Tavie, Tavor, Tevin, Tevinn (see Tevon), Tobiah, Toviach (see Tuvya), Toviah, Tovyah, Travion, Travis, Traviss, Travys, Trevis, Tris, Tuvyah and Walsh. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tavish.