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Boy Names Starting with Ta-

Ta- baby names and what they mean, with 76 results. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1993 (ADOPTION OF 0.7%) and have become much less common since (ADOPTION 0.2%, 71.7%), with names like Talen becoming somewhat dated. Tadeo (#837) and Tate (#495) are two of the more trendy birth names here, while Tapp (TOP 4%) and Tarter (6%) are popular Ta- last names. Here is the list of Ta- names for girls.

Ta- names

Tab - Takeo | Takoda - Tandie | Tanjiro - Tau | Taurus - Taz

Tab - Takeo

Tab and variants

Tab, var. Tabor1, Taber1, Tabb
Root fr. English language. .. Possibly Old German "shining, brilliant" or .. Tabb (UPPER 5%), Taber (3%) and Tabor (1%) are found often as surnames.

Place name .. Tabasco (UPPER 71%), comparable to Tomasco (UPPER 68%), Tambasco (40%), is a common -asco suffix last name.

Tabib, var. Tabeeb
Stems fr. Turkish language. "Doctor." Tabib and Tabeeb are unique as birth names.

Tabor2, var. Tayber, Taybor, Tavor, Taibor, Taber2
From Hungarian, Hebrew languages. "Encampment; misfortune, bad luck." Taybor and variants were not Top birth names in 2018.

Not in popularity charts.

Tad and variants

Tad1, var. Tadd1
Derivative of English. "Heart." Tadd is found regularly (UPPER 89%) as a surname.

Thaddeus and variants

Tadzio1, Tadio, Tadeo1, Taddeusz, Tadd2, Taddeo1, Tad2
Var. of Thaddeus. Based on Aramaic. "Heart." Tadeo has surged in prominence as a baby name since 1880-1889.


Source fr. Japanese. "Complacent; satisfied." Tadao was favored 98 years ago. See also Taddeo.

Tadeo and variants

Tadeo2, var. Tadzio2, Taddeo2
Derivative of Spanish, Aramaic languages. "Heart." Tadeo and variants became less trendy last year, falling on average -2 rankings as boys' names with Tadeo dropping the most.

Tadhg and variants

Tadhg, var. Tad3
Root fr. Scottish, Irish, Gaelic. "Poet, philosopher." Tadhg is rare as a baby name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ta- names: Tab, Tad, Tadao, Tadd, Tadeo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ta- names: Taft, Tahir, Tahj, Tait, Taj

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ta- names: Takeo, Tate

Based on Native American Indian language. "Breeze, wind." Tai is a marginally prominent birth name. See also Taji.


Based on Old French language. "Homestead." Less widespread today. Taft was last found in 1940-1949 in the Top 2000. See also Tait.

Taggart, var. Taggert
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Son of the priest." Tagart (TOP 96%), Targgart (82%) are familiar last names.

Tahir and variants

Tahir, var. Taheer
From Arabic language. "Pure." Less popular today. Tahir was the version last recorded (1999) in the Top 2000.

Derivative of Native American Indian element. "Big water." Tahoe is not a Top 2000 name.

Tahoma, var. Tacoma
Root fr. Native American Indian language. "That frozen water." Tahota and Tamhoma are creative forms.

Tait and variants

Tait, var. Tayte, Tate
Derivative of Old Norse element. "Cheerful, happy." Adoption of Tait, Tate, etc. as boys' names in 2018 was down 13.3% compared to a year ago.

Taj and variants

Taj, var. Tahj
Derived fr. Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Crown." Taj and Tahj became more popular in 2018, gaining on average +29 positions as baby names with Taj rising the most.

Derivative of Japanese element. "Silver and yellow color." Also a girls' name. Taji is not in the Top 2000.


Derived fr. Japanese. "Strong like bamboo." Used somewhat frequently as a birth name, Takeo is similar to the conventional Tadeo.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ta- names for boys.

1. Tab - Takeo
Tab [Tabb, Tabor, Taber], Tabasco, Tabib [Tabeeb], Tabor [Tavor, Tayber, Taybor, Taibor, ..], Tacitus, Tad [Tadd], Thaddeus [Tadeo, Tadio, Tadzio, Taddeusz, ..], Tadao, Tadeo [Tadzio, Taddeo], Tadhg [Tad], Tadi, Taft, Taggart [Taggert], Tahir [Taheer], Tahoe, Tahoma [Tacoma], Tait [Tate, Tayte], Taj [Tahj], Taji, Takeo

Takoda, Tal [Tahl, Talor], Talbet [Talbott, Tallbot, Talbert, Tallbott], Talfryn [Talfrin, Tallfryn, Talfrynn], Talib [Taleeb], Taliesin, Tallis [Talys, Tallys], Talmai, Talmon, Talon [Tallon, Tallin, Tallen, Tallan, ..], Thomas [Tam, Tamas, Tamhas], Tamarack, Tamarisk, Tamerlane [Tamurlayn, Tamurlaine, Tamburlane, Tamburlaine, ..], Tamir, Tammany, Tamson [Tamsen], Tancred [Tancredo, Tancredi], Thandiwe [Tandy, Tandie], Tandie [Tandy, Tandey]

Tanjiro, Tanner [Tannon, Tannis, Tannie, Tanney, ..], Tannon [Tanson, Tansen, Tannin, Tannen, ..], Tanton, Taos, Taran [Taren], Terron [Tarryn, Tarron, Tarrin, Tarren, ..], Tariq [Tarik, Tareq, Tarick, Tarique, ..], Tarleton, Taro, Tarquin [Tarquino, Tarquinus, Tarquinius], Terrell [Tarrall], Tarrant [Tarrent], Terence [Tarrenz, Tarrence, Tarrance, Tarrants], Terran [Tarrin], Tarun [Taroun, Taroon], Anastasios [Taso], Tasso, Tate [Tait, Tayte, Taitt], Tau

Taurus [Tauro, Taurino, Taurean], Tavaris [Tavarous, Tavariss, Tavaress, Tavarious], Taverner [Tavener, Tavenner, Tavernier], Tavi [Tavee], Gustav [Tavin], Tavin, Tavio, Tavis [Tavie, Tavid, Tavey, Taveon, ..], Tavish [Tavis], Tavon [Tavion, Taveon], Tay, Taylan [Taylon], Taylor [Tayler, Tailor, Tailer], Tayson, Tayton [Taytin, Tayten], Taz [Tazz, Tazman, Tasman]

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