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

Tao

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Peach, Long Life
  • #20973 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Tao" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1970606
1972808
1973909
1974707
1975505
1977505
1978505
198019109
198410010
1986606
1989707
1991606
1995606
1997505
1999606
200011011
200111011
200215015
200311011
2004909
200510010
200613013
200712012
2008909
200915015
201016016
201115015
201215015
2013707
201413013

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 first appeared 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tao" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 15 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Tao" mean?

Tao (Chinese): Peach, Long Life

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

T is for teacher, you truly are.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

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 "Tao". 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.

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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Tao born May 2, 1954

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 France approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Tao

Name poster for Tao(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.

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