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Tanai

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tanai

User Submitted Origins

African
32%
Indian (Sanskrit)
25%
Sanskrit
18%
English
14%
Jamaican
4%
Irish
4%
Hungarian
4%

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Wiktionary

From Old Irish tanaide, related to tanae, from Proto-Celtic *tanawyos (compare Welsh tenau), from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (compare Ancient Greek ταναός (tanaós, “outstretched, tall”), Latin tenuis, Old Norse þunnr).

  1. shoal, shallow water

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanai

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanai

Shahnawaz Tanai

Shahnawaz Tanai is a president. Shahnawaz was born in Khost Province.

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Fun Facts about the name Tanai

  • How Popular is the name Tanai? Tanai is the 33,379th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tanai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134 babies born with the first name Tanai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanai 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 Tanai? 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.
  • What year had the most people named Tanai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanai was in 2006 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tanai: The name spelled backwards is Ianat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tinaa. How do you pronounce that?
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