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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tanav

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from India, the name Tanav is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "flute".
  2. A user from India says the name Tanav is of Hindu origin and means "In Hindu Sanskrit the name Tanav means Krishna's flute the Avatar of Sri vishnu".
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From Proto-Norse [script needed] (*tanχu-), [script needed] (*tanχwia-). Compare Old Norse and Swedish , tåg. Cognate to Finnish tanhua and Votic tanava (“street”). The sound change of /ɑ/ -> /æ/ in the first syllable is irregular, the regular variants tanav, tanev can be seen in dialects.

  1. street

Fun Facts about the name Tanav

  • How Popular is the name Tanav? Tanav is the 33,490th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tanav have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 133 babies born with the first name Tanav in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanav 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 Tanav? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tanav born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanav was in 2013 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Tanav Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanav is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Tanav: The name spelled backwards is Vanat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Avnat. How do you pronounce that?
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