Gender: Male Pronunciation: TYE oh Origin of Taio: Spanish, meaning unknown

Taio Origin and Meaning

The name Taio is a boy's name .

British singer-songwriter Jacob Taio Cruz dropped his first name, and has put his unusual middle on the map.

It's not clear where Taio's parents found the name, but with 'o' ending names and choices like Kai in favor, it is easy to imagine other parents considering Taio for their sons.

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eveyalecia Says:


Taio Cruz was born Adetayo Ayowale Onile-Ere-- his father was Nigerian, but Taio was born in London.

Iyabo Says:


Taio Cruz is actually Nigerian. The name is spelt Tayo, but I guess he's given it a "unique" spelling which I'm not a fan of. It means Of Joy. The full name would be Omotayo. Child of Joy.

headintheclouds Says:


I think of Taio Cruz. This name sounds rather made-up and too vowelly for my tastes. It's not the worst name ever though, not really my style but it's all right.

xmaonx Says:


Sounds like 'sun' in Japanese

fuzzycub Says:


I like it.

SimoneKadele Says:


This is a cool name. NMS, but cool.

kendallrhea1 Says:


I think this name is cute and unique. My brother knows someone who spells it Tai'o