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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tao

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Peach, Long Life
  • #20973 All Time
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How popular is the 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

Want to know about the populiarty of Tao? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 292 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 2010 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 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 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 a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Alternative Meanings

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Oat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Toa". 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 Oct 14, 1976

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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Tao

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