Taiga name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Taiga mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Taiga

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Australia says the name Taiga is of Japanese origin and means "Big and then river or flow flow can relate to air or water big high big and graceful big fly big River big water big movement".
  2. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Taiga means "The exact meaning of Taiga can vary but it generally means 'Big River' in Japanese. It does not mean 'tiger' in Japanese".
  3. A user from Japan says the name Taiga means "Big fly high".
  4. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Taiga means "Big river".
  5. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Taiga means "Big and gracious".
  6. According to 2 people from North Carolina, U.S., the name Taiga is of Japanese origin and means "Tiger".
  7. A submission from Canada says the name Taiga means "Taiga meana 'Tiger'" and is of Japanese origin.
  8. A submission from Singapore says the name Taiga means "Peaceful and graceful".
  9. According to a user from Malaysia, the name Taiga means "Its means manly".
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From Russian тайга́ (tajgá), from South Siberian Turkic (Altai region, for example the Altay or Shor language), or alternatively Yakut тайга (tayga, “untraversable forest”).

  1. A subarctic zone of evergreen coniferous forests situated south of the tundras and north of the steppes in the Northern Hemisphere.

taiga was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Taiga

Notable Persons Named Taiga

Taiga Ishikawa

Taiga was born on July 3rd, 1974 in Toshima.

Taiga Egoshi

Taiga Egoshi is an athlete for the Hanshin Tigers. Taiga was born on March 12th, 1993.

Taiga Satoru

Taiga was born on January 3rd, 1950 in Kanoya, Kagoshima, Japan. He left this life on July 16th, 2009.

Taiga Maekawa

Taiga Maekawa is a sports team member for the Cerezo Osaka.

Taiga Suzuki

Taiga Suzuki is an athlete for the Tokyo 23 FC.


Fun Facts about the name Taiga

  • How Popular is the name Taiga? Taiga is the 23,593rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Taiga have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 273 babies born with the first name Taiga in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taiga 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 Taiga? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Taiga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taiga is Friday, November 14th, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Taiga born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taiga was in 2010 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Taiga Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taiga is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Taiga: The name spelled backwards is Agiat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iagta. How do you pronounce that?
  • Taiga name meaning

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