Taye name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Taye

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Nigeria says the name Taye means "Taye, short for Tayewo means 'the one the world sees (first)' i.e. the firstborn twin" and is of Yoruba origin.
  2. A submission from Nigeria says the name Taye means "In ths Yoruba culture, Taye or Tayelolu is the name given to the first child of a twin, the other is called Kehinde" and is of Yoruba origin.
  3. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Taye means "The first twins first tested the world".
  4. 3 submissions from California, U.S. agree the name Taye means "Gift" and is of English origin.
  5. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Taye means "A good friend".
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Borrowed from Latin tēca, variant of thēca, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek.

  1. cover for a duvet, a cushion, a pillow, etc.
  2. (anatomy) the outer membrane of an organ

Incoming search terms

  • What Hausa called Kehinde and Taye?

Notable Persons Named Taye

Notable Persons Named Taye

Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs is an actor and singer. He was most active from 1994 to present. Taye was born on January 2nd, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Taye is also known as Taye.

Taye Taiwo

Taye Taiwo is a soccer player for the Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, Ifeanyi Ubah F.C., Lobi Stars F.C., Olympique de Marseille, A.C. Milan, Queens Park Rangers F.C., FC Dynamo Kyiv, Bursaspor, and Nigeria national football team. Taye was born on April 16th, 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Taye Biddle

Taye Biddle is a football player. His career lasted from 2006 to 2010. Taye was born on February 27th, 1983 in Decatur, Alabama.

Taye Babalola

Taye Babalola is a soccer player for the Ironi Tiberias F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Ahva Arraba F.C., Maccabi Be'er Sheva F.C., Hapoel Nazareth Illit F.C., and Maccabi Ahi Nazareth F.C. Taye was born on August 7th, 1991 in Nigeria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Taye

Notable Persons With the Last Name Taye

Yemenashu Taye

Yemenashu was born in 1979.

Moges Taye

Moges was born on December 12th, 1973.

Maria de Taye

She passed away on July 28th, 1637.

Birhanu Taye

Birhanu Taye is a sports team member for the Hawke's Bay United FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taye U.S.
  White 10.23% 64.26%
  African American 86.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taye

People with the last name Taye are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Taye

  • How Popular is the name Taye? Taye is the 15,394th most popular name of all time. As a last name Taye was the 39,486th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Taye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 577 babies born with the first name Taye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taye 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 Taye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 31 new born babies.
  • When was Taye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taye is Tuesday, May 5th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Taye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taye was in 2004 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Taye Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taye is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Taye: The name spelled backwards is Eyat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yate. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 557 people with the last name Taye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Taye as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Taye name meaning

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