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What does Taz mean?

Taz Pronunciation of Taz [taz] as a boys' name. Modern name. Possibly influenced by the name Tasman, and by the cartoon character of a Tasmanian Devil named Taz. The Australian state of Tasmania was named for 17th-century Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered it.

Associated with: modern, 17th century.


Taz has 3 variants: Tasman, Tazman and Tazz.

Creative forms:
(male) Diaz, Teoaz, ..

(female) Ta, Taza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Taz Earl (T.E.), ..

How popular is Taz?

Taz is an unusual given name for men. Taz is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Taz has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Taz is pronounced similarly to Taos, Tijs and Tyce. Other suggested similar names are Baz, Caz, Gaz, Kaz, Paz, Tab, Tad, Taj, Tal, Tam, Tan, Tau and Tay. These names tend to be more commonly used than Taz.