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Tane name meaning

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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tane mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tane

User Submitted Origins

Maori
55%
Polynesian/Hawaiian
32%
African Dutch (Afrikaans)
9%
Indian (Sanskrit)
2%
English
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Tane means "Male, man and shortened name of a god; Tane Mahuta (god of forest who separated Mother Earth and sky father) thus bringing light to the world!".
  2. According to a user from Canada, the name Tane is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin and means "Is a Polynesian sky god who set the sun and moon in place and studded the heavens with stars".
  3. According to a user from New Zealand, the name Tane means "God of the Forest".
  4. A user from Canada says the name Tane is of Maori origin and means "God of light and the Forrest".
  5. A submission from Japan says the name Tane means "Polynesian fertility god" and is of Maori origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tane

Notable Persons Named Tane

Tané McClure

Tané McClure is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She was most active from 1982 to present. Tané was born as the child of Doug McClure on June 8th, 1958 in Los Angeles County, California.

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Tane Ikai

Tane was born on January 18th, 1879 in Kansei, Aichi, Japan. She died on July 12th, 1995.

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Tane Nikolov

Tane was born on March 9th, 1873 in Haskovo, Ottoman Empire. He died on January 19th, 1947.

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Tane Norton

Tane was born on March 30th, 1942 in Waikari.

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Tané Matsukata

Tané was born in 1918. She breathed her last breath in 1989.

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Tane Caubo

Tane Caubo is a sports team member for the Barnet F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tane

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tane

Tomoko Tane

Tomoko was born in 1961.

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Fun Facts about the name Tane

  • How Popular is the name Tane? Tane is the 29,443rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tane have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 176 babies born with the first name Tane in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tane 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 Tane? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tane first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tane is Thursday, June 24th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Tane born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tane was in 1963 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tane: The name spelled backwards is Enat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neat. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tane name meaning

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