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Gender: F Meaning of Tanis: "camp of glory" Origin of Tanis: Spanish

This obscure name found in Sinclair Lewis's 1923 novel Babbitt is a bit hipper than most other is-ending names like Janis and Doris.

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Famous People Named Tanis

Tanis Gray, American knitwear designer
Tanis Guinness, 1908-93, member of the Guinness brewing family (sister of Loel Guinness and Meraud Guevara)
Tanis Miller, blogger

Pop Culture References for the Name Tanis

Tanis, Greek name for the Semitic goddess Tanith
Tanis is a Cree name meaning "daughter"
Tanis Judique, character in Sinclair Lewis's satirical novel 'Babbitt' (1922)
Title character of 'Tanis, the Sang-digger', an 1893 novel by Amelie Rives (Princess Troubetzkoy)
Tanis Half-Elven, a main character in the 'Dragonlance' series by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman
Tanis, adorable little mummy in the movie 'Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School'
(Patricia) Tannis, character in 'Borderlands' video games
Tannis Dumont, beautiful "half-breed" Canadian girl in L. M. Montgomery's short story 'Tannis of the Flats' (1920)
Tannis root, mysterious fictional herb used by Rosemary's devil-worshiping neighbors in 'Rosemary's Baby'

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