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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tao

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How popular is the baby name Tao in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1972 8 0 8
1973 9 0 9
1974 7 0 7
1975 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1980 19 10 9
1984 10 0 10
1986 6 0 6
1989 7 0 7
1991 6 0 6
1995 6 0 6
1997 5 0 5
1999 6 0 6
2000 11 0 11
2001 11 0 11
2002 15 0 15
2003 11 0 11
2004 9 0 9
2005 10 0 10
2006 13 0 13
2007 12 0 12
2008 9 0 9
2009 15 0 15
2010 16 0 16
2011 15 0 15
2012 15 0 15
2013 7 0 7
2014 13 0 13
2015 15 0 15

Want to know about the popularity of the Tao baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 307 babies born with the name Tao in the United States. That's more than enough Taos to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tao" was in 2010 with a total of 16 babies.

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tao" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of only 7 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Tao popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tao in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Pennsylvania names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tao" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tao as well as things modernly associated with the name Tao such as celebrities named Tao.

Chinese

Origin and Meaning of Tao

The name "Tao" is of Chinese origin, and it means "Peach, Long Life". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Tao

Tao Exo
Tao Las Vegas
Tao Okamoto
Tao Te Ching
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Tao New York
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Tao Ruspoli
Tao Tao
Tao Beach

Alternative Meanings

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for activities, for you have many.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Oat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oat". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tao born Dec 23, 1948

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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