Meaning and Origin
What does the name Tanav mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- According to a user from India, the name Tanav is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "flute".
- 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".
From Proto-Norse [script needed] (*tanχu-), [script needed] (*tanχwia-). Compare Old Norse tá and Swedish tå, 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.