Gender: Male Pronunciation: tahzh Meaning of Taj: "crown" Origin of Taj: Hindi

Taj Origin and Meaning

The name Taj is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "crown".

Taj is a cool-sounding name reflecting the magnificence of the seventeenth-century Indian Taj Mahal, chosen by Aerosmith's Steven Tyler for his son.

The musician known as Taj Mahal was born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks. He claimed that his stage name came to him in dreams about India, Gandhi, and social tolerance.

Taj has actually made it onto the the U.S. Top 1000 twice--in 1976 and 1998.

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charlit Says:


i know a kid named taj he's really annoying, always taking about hows he's black when he's just a white boy....

Guest Says:


Such a cool exotic strong name. If I had a son today I'd use it.