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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Taj
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Taj in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Taj:
Records indicate that 217 boys in the United States have been named Taj since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1998, when 146 people in the U.S. were given the name Taj. Those people are now 16 years old.
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Comments about the name Taj
Based on the comments submitted below
13 Positive Comments
"it is always mispronounced and mispeled but i like te name... short and awesome xD" Apr. 15, 2011:
"i love my name taj bcoz its so different name 4m others, n dis name absolutely rocks... so many of my friends n new people used 2 call me raj bcoz they cant imagine dat taj is name of some person...." Sep. 18, 2010:
"Taj is an Arabic word, it means crown. Some people think it is a Hindu word but the Hindu language has many Arabic words it anyway." Sep. 3, 2010:
"Hi my name is Taj and i must say that that's one of the best decisions my dad made in choosing the name for me... I can't express how much i love it but the problem is that its mispronounced and mispelt so often. I've had people called me Tag, Tage, Tash and many others as well as the spelling.... In high school i had this teacher who spoke with a lisp and couldn't call out my name and gave me a totally new name that i'm still called today.. lol" Dec. 3, 2009:
"My boyfriend and I love Taj Burrow, we'll name our son after him, it's a great name." Jul. 11, 2009:
"I live in hawaii and i've never met a Taj here. I love the name and named my son Taj. It's very unique and so fitting for my son!" Jun. 12, 2009:
"Here in Slovenia, where I live, Taj is a pretty common name for a boy, and Taja for a girl. But it's pronounced as Ty for a boy and Tya for a girl." Feb. 11, 2009:
"i just had a baby boy 4wks ago and everyone comments on the name saying its very different and its beautiful name not common. we spell it taj." Jul. 8, 2007:
"i know a cool guy named Taj.
very unique and very pretty sounding." Jun. 7, 2007:
"My name is Taj. Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-Yahhhhhhhhhhhh" Nov. 28, 2006:
"My boyfriend like the pro surfer Taj Burrow and wants to name our son that." Nov. 14, 2006:
"I love the name! I wish my wife would let me name our son Taj..." May. 26, 2006:
"My name is Taaj (rhymes with dodge). I am a woman which makes it a little more interesting. The only other woman I know of the famous belly dancer. People always mis-pronounce my name. I have met maybe 3 or 4 GUYS with my name, but none of them spell it like I do." Nov. 18, 2005:
1 Negative Comment
"Taja sounds pretty weird for a girl, sorry. Taj is alright, but I would never name my child that, for sure." Jan. 27, 2007:
9 Neutral Comments
"Haha i love this. I'm 22 and my name is Taj. lol. People always comment on how they love my name." Sep. 9, 2012:
"About to name our son Taj. We live in Southern California and surfing is a huge influence (as in Taj Burrow), but I personally just like the sound of it and doubt he'll be sharing it with too many others growing up. I hope he likes it too!" Jun. 5, 2011:
"My grandson is Taj. I love the name, and he is so cute. He is friendly, loving and just adorable. I think the name suits him well." Nov. 8, 2010:
"My Grandson is Taj........real cute boy and happy......" Jan. 27, 2010:
"Hey my names Taj Bryant I'm 15. I was named that by my mother who passed away,but I know for sure that the name taj is hindu and it means crown. I love my name which is pronouced Tazh and is not really common here in virginia TAJ RULES!" Jan. 8, 2010:
"We are calling our son Taj. Middle name will be Riley. I think that its such a nice name. I like strong names for boys, and it will suit any stage of his life. I think Taj works really well. My hubby is a surfer and even though Taj wasnt from 'Taj Burrow" it suits our family really really well." Oct. 19, 2009:
"My name is Taj. I'm a male. I love it. I actually think it's sexy if pronounced correctly.
Let all of the Taj's come together...
firstname.lastname@example.org" Dec. 29, 2008:
"My husband's name is Taj and gets pronounced Tag, Taag, Toge. He said the first thing he noticed about me was I pronounced his name correctly." Apr. 9, 2008:
"My name is Taj. I pronounce it as you wolud say the word Tag or Tab but with a j. I do not pronounce it like Tahj or the Taj Mahal. Growing up i had a really mean pre-k teacher who called me Tahj and i was afraid to correct her. Since then and even through high school, everyone says my name as Tahj. Only my family says it correctly. Well in actuallity my name is really Taj-Domayn but everyone call me Taj for short. My mother added the Domayn because she felt it was too short. I have met a girl and her name was Taj-Felicia and i met a boy with the name Taj-Malick. I guess people with the name Taj add something else to it. I love my name mainly because people always remember my name out of everyone elses, mainly because its easy to say and that it is rare." Jul. 23, 2006:
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