Tallis name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tallis

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tal"lis
Same as Tallith.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer
  2. English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)
  1. Alternative form of tallit

tallis was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tallis

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tallis

Gorden Tallis

Gorden Tallis is a rugby player.

Raymond C. Tallis

Raymond C. Tallis is a scientist in the fields of medicine, geriatrics, and philosophy of mind. Raymond was born in Liverpool.

Cedric Tallis

Cedric was born on July 29th, 1914. He breathed his last breath on May 8th, 1991.

Rayden Tallis

Rayden was born on June 9th, 1975.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tallis U.S.
  White 82.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 11.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tallis

People with the last name Tallis are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tallis

  • How Popular is the name Tallis? Tallis is the 33,164th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tallis was the 81,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tallis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 136 babies born with the first name Tallis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tallis 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 Tallis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tallis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tallis is Wednesday, April 10th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Tallis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tallis was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tallis: The name spelled backwards is Sillat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Astlil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tallis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 233 people with the last name Tallis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tallis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tallis as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tallis name meaning

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