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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tae

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  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Tae means "Gift of god prise him he is to be the most successful." and is of English origin.
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Tae is of English origin and means "A child of music".
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Notable Persons Named Tae

Tae was born on April 15th, 1983 in South Korea.


Tae Jin-ah is a trot (music) singing. He has been prominent since 1973. Tae was given the name 조방헌 on April 5th, 1953.


Tae Yun Kim is an author, chairman & ceo, motivational speaker, life coach, teacher, and martial artist. Tae was born in 1946 in South Korea. Tae is also known as Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim.


Tae Kimura is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Tae was born on March 16th, 1971 in Tokyo, Japan.


Tae Brooks is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and soul music musician. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Tae was given the name Taelyn Bryce Brooks on October 6th, 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Tae

Park was born in 1943 in Korea. He passed away on April 11th, 2002.


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Popularity of Tae as a last name

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Common last names for Tae

  • Kim
  • Lee
  • Park
  • Chung
  • Kwon
  • Kang
  • Yi
  • Yoon
  • Yang
  • Choi

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tae U.S.
  White 4.01% 64.26%
  African American 4.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 90.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tae

People with the last name Tae are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tae

  • How Popular is the name Tae? Tae is the 16,604th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tae was the 58,182nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tae have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 484 babies born with the first name Tae in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tae to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tae? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tae first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tae is Sunday, October 13th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Tae born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tae was in 2000 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Tae Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tae is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Tae: Your name in reverse order is Eat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tae? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 349 people with the last name Tae.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tae? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tae as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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