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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Taliesin

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Taliesin is of Welsh origin and means "Radiant Brow".

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  1. An early Brythonic poet of Sub-Roman Britain whose work has possibly survived in a Middle Welsh manuscript, the Book of Taliesin.

Notable Persons Named Taliesin

Taliesin Jaffe is an actor, director, scriptwriter, writer, voice actor, screenwriter, and voice acting. Taliesin was given the name Taliesin Axelrod Jaffe on January 19th, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Taliesin is also known as Talis Axelrod, T. Axelrod, and Taliesin Axelrod.


Taliesin was born on July 9th, 1787 in Cardiff. Taliesin is also known as Ab Iolo and Taliesin. He left this life in 1847.


Fun Facts about the name Taliesin

  • How Popular is the name Taliesin? Taliesin is the 31,733rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Taliesin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141 babies born with the first name Taliesin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taliesin 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 Taliesin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Taliesin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taliesin is Saturday, June 21st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Taliesin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taliesin was in 2017 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Taliesin: Your name in reverse order is Niseilat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Litnaesi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Taliesin born Sep 4, 1982

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 Ukraine approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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