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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tau"rus
Senses
  1. [Astron]
    1. The Bull; the second in order of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of April; -- marked thus [♉] in almanacs.
    2. A zodiacal constellation, containing the well-known clusters called the Pleiades and the Hyades, in the latter of which is situated the remarkably bright Aldebaran.
  2. [Zoöl] A genus of ruminants comprising the common domestic cattle.

Etymology: L., akin to Gr. tay^ros, and E. steer. See Steer a young ox

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  1. The second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
  2. A zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
  4. Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
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From Latin taurus (“bull”).

  1. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the bull, ruled by Venus and covering April 21 - May 21 (tropical astrology) or May 16 - June 15 (sidereal astrology).
  3. (automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-present).
  4. Someone with a Taurus star sign

From Latin Taurus, from Ancient Greek Ταῦρος (Taûros)

  1. a mountain range in southern Anatolia, almost 4000m high and running parallel to the Mediterranean coast

    Taurus was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

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    Taurus Sykes is a boxer. Taurus was born on May 20th, 1975 in Brooklyn.

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    Taurus was born in 1925. He left this life in 2009.

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    He has been prominent since 2010. Taurus was born on April 13th, 1986 in Fort Myers, Florida.

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    Taurus Tecompleh Manneh (footballer) is an athlete for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata).

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    He died in 449.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1967 10 0 10
    1968 5 0 5
    1969 14 0 14
    1970 17 0 17
    1971 26 0 26
    1972 68 7 61
    1973 87 0 87
    1974 116 13 103
    1975 118 12 106
    1976 126 14 112
    1977 104 9 95
    1978 115 16 99
    1979 80 6 74
    1980 66 0 66
    1981 67 7 60
    1982 54 0 54
    1983 37 0 37
    1984 32 0 32
    1985 26 0 26
    1986 34 0 34
    1987 26 0 26
    1988 25 0 25
    1989 29 0 29
    1990 32 0 32
    1991 28 0 28
    1992 18 0 18
    1993 36 0 36
    1994 27 0 27
    1995 41 0 41
    1996 36 0 36
    1997 33 0 33
    1998 29 0 29
    1999 36 0 36
    2000 31 0 31
    2001 35 0 35
    2002 30 0 30
    2003 24 0 24
    2004 20 0 20
    2005 25 0 25
    2006 25 0 25
    2007 27 0 27
    2008 19 0 19
    2009 19 0 19
    2010 17 0 17
    2011 21 0 21
    2012 16 0 16
    2013 17 0 17
    2014 13 0 13
    2015 16 0 16
    2016 11 0 11
    2017 10 0 10

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    Fun Facts about the name Taurus

    • How Popular is the name Taurus? Taurus is the 6,846th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Taurus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,974 babies born with the first name Taurus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taurus 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 Taurus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
    • When was Taurus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taurus is Friday, May 3rd, 1895.
    • What year had the most people named Taurus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taurus was in 1976 with a total of 112 babies.
    • Random Taurus Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taurus is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1979.
    • Weird things about the name Taurus: Your name in reverse order is Suruat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ursuta. How do you pronounce that?

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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)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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