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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Taz

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Taz means "King" and is of Eritrea origin.
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Notable Persons Named Taz

Taz - Stereo Nation is an asian underground singing, composer, and actor. His ongoing career started in 1989. Taz was given the name Tarsame Singh Saini on May 23rd, 1967 in Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom. Taz is also known as Johnny Zee Aka Taz, Johnny Zee Aka Taz (Stereo Nation), Jhonny Jee, and Taz Stereo Nation.


Taz was born on February 11th, 1984 in Australia.


Taz was born on November 15th, 1938 in Savannah, Georgia.


Taz DiGregorio was a country music musician. He was most prominent from 1960 to 2011. Taz was given the name William Joel DiGregorio on January 8th, 1944. He passed away on October 12th, 2011.


Taz Alexander is a musician.


Taz was born on January 21st, 1998 in United Kingdom.


Fun Facts about the name Taz

  • How Popular is the name Taz? Taz is the 18,293rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Taz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 410 babies born with the first name Taz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taz 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 Taz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Taz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taz is Tuesday, August 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Taz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taz was in 1993 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Taz Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taz is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Taz: Your name in reverse order is Zat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zta. 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).
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