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Origin and Meaning of Tanay

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from India says the name Tanay means "Tanay word means son ie a boy child and in Hindi it's meaning is ( beta)".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tanay is of Hindu origin and means "Son (with ultimate superior virtues). 1.(Bhishma also known as the Devavrat/Pitamah eighth son of the Kuru King Shantanu and the river goddess Ganga who was known for his sacrifice and devotion)-Mahabharata. 2. Hindu God Hanuman is also referred to as Pawan-tanay (son of Wind) - Hanuman Chaalisa".
  3. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Tanay is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Tanay is a Hindu name that means 'Son' in Sanskrit".
  4. According to 3 people from India, the name Tanay is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Son".
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Notable Persons Named Tanay

Notable Persons Named Tanay

Tanay Hemant Chheda

Tanay Hemant Chheda is an actor, poet, and author. He has been prominent since 2006. Tanay was born Tanay Hemant Chheda on June 27th, 1996 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Tanay Pant

Tanay Pant is an author & developer. Tanay was born on September 28th, 1995 in Lucknow, India.

Tanay Gajjar

Tanay was born on September 2nd, 1973.

Tanay Sinem Gunay

Tanay Sinem Gunay is a hockey player for the Milenyum Paten SK in the Turkish Women's Ice Hockey League. Tanay was born on May 10th, 1993 in Ankara, Turkey.


Fun Facts about the name Tanay

  • How Popular is the name Tanay? Tanay is the 12,369th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tanay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 816 babies born with the first name Tanay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanay to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tanay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tanay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanay was in 2007 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Tanay Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanay is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Tanay: The name spelled backwards is Yanat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ytana. How do you pronounce that?
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