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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Taha

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Taha means "Tower of strength" and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Taha is of Arabic origin and means "Mystic letters at the beginning of Surah Taha in quran".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Taha means "Is something" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Taha is of Arabic origin and means "Perfect man".
  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Taha is of Turkish origin and means "The seeker of knowledge".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ta"ha
The African rufous-necked weaver bird (Hyphantornis texor).
Wiktionary
  1. The African rufous-necked weaver bird (Hyphantornis texor).

taha was also found in the following language(s): Chickasaw, Esmeralda, Niuean, Old High German, Papiamentu, Rapa Nui, and Tongan

Notable Persons Named Taha

Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is an official spokesman of the islamic state of iraq, the levant, spokesperson, and officialspokesmanof theislamic state of iraq. Abu was given the name Taha Subhi Falaha in 1977 in Binnish.

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Taha Hussein was a philosopher. Taha was born on November 15th, 1889 in Minya Governorate. He left this life on October 28th, 1973.

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Taha Yassin Ramadan was a Deputy Secretary of the Regional Command of the Iraqi Regional Branch, Member of the Regional Command of the Iraqi Regional Branch, Deputy Secretary of theRegional Commandof theIraqi Regional Branch, and Member of theRegional Commandof theIraqi Regional . Taha was born in Mosul, Iraq. He passed away on March 20th, 2007.

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Taha was born on November 22nd, 1990 in Sivas.

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Taha was born in 1944 in El Jadida province of El Jadida, Morocco.

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Taha Mikati is a co-founder of investcom, founder, chairman of m1 group, mtn group, m1 group, co-founder ofinvestcom, and chairman ofm1 group.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Taha

Rachid Taha is a rock music, raï, chaabi (algeria), rumba, electronica, punk rock, techno, and dance music singing, songwriter, and activism. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Rachid was born on September 18th, 1958.

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Mahmoud Mohammed Taha was a Leader of the Republican Brotherhood and Leader of theRepublican Brotherhood. Mahmoud was born in 1909 in Ruffaa, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. He left this life on January 18th, 1985.

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Ahmed was born on June 24th, 1954 in Egypt. Ahmed is also known as Taha, Ahmed Refai; al-Masri, and Abu Yasser.

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Yousef Taha is a basketball player for the Star Hotshots, Air21 Express, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, GlobalPort Batang Pier, and San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2012. Yousef was born on July 8th, 1988 in Kuwait.

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Ali Osman Mohammed Taha is an office holder. Ali was born on January 1st, 1944.

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Rihab was born in 1957.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 8 0 8
1976 8 0 8
1980 6 0 6
1982 9 0 9
1983 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1987 10 0 10
1988 7 0 7
1989 13 0 13
1990 11 0 11
1991 10 0 10
1992 21 0 21
1993 28 0 28
1994 23 0 23
1995 29 0 29
1996 33 0 33
1997 35 0 35
1998 35 0 35
1999 49 0 49
2000 43 0 43
2001 58 0 58
2002 66 0 66
2003 84 0 84
2004 72 0 72
2005 67 0 67
2006 80 0 80
2007 81 0 81
2008 79 0 79
2009 78 0 78
2010 84 0 84
2011 96 0 96
2012 97 0 97
2013 91 0 91
2014 107 0 107
2015 75 0 75
2016 79 0 79
2017 85 0 85

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Popularity of Taha as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taha U.S.
  White 71.90% 64.26%
  African American 13.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taha

People with the last name Taha are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Taha

  • How Popular is the name Taha? Taha is the 7,326th most popular name of all time. As a last name Taha was the 14,749th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Taha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,769 babies born with the first name Taha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taha to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Taha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Taha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taha is Tuesday, January 10th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Taha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taha was in 2014 with a total of 107 babies.
  • Random Taha Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taha is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Taha: Your name in reverse order is Ahat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,014 people with the last name Taha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taha? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Taha as their last name since less than 1 person in 147k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.