Meaning and Origin
What does the name Tane mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- 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!".
- 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".
- According to a user from New Zealand, the name Tane means "God of the Forest".
- A user from Canada says the name Tane is of Maori origin and means "God of light and the Forrest".
- A submission from Japan says the name Tane means "Polynesian fertility god" and is of Maori origin.