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Gender: Male Meaning of Tai: "great extreme" Origin of Tai: Chinese

The name Tai is a boy's name of Chinese, Maori origin meaning "great extreme". Tai and is often added to user-created lists like Unique Names for every letter of the alphabet and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset the signatures!".

From the experts:

Tai, which rhymes with Kai, is a unisex name with a range of international references. It means the equivalent of "too much" in Chinese but is also used as a Maori name meaning "the tide" and in Romanian means "yours." While it's only ever ranked in the U.S. Top 1000 as a girls' name, during the height of the popularity of Olympic skater Tai Babilonia, Tai makes a simple intriguing modern choice for either gender.

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Famous People Named Tai

Tai Lopez, investor, entrepreneur, author, YouTuber, and podcaster

Pop Culture References for the name Tai

Tai Kamiya, the protagonist of the TV Series Digimon Adventure