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Gender: Male Origin of Tarzan: Literary name

The name Tarzan is a boy's name . Tarzan and is often added to lists like Too-Cool Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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John Clayton, Earl Greystroke, or "Tarzan," is a fictional character, first appearing in Edgar Rice Burrough's novel and then going on to appear in movies.


Hero_Phoebus Says:


I feel embarrassed to say that I have always loved this name, but obviously it's not a name I would give to a real child! There was a boy in the year below me at school called Tarzan, and he was constantly having to put up with people yelling "aahhhhahhhahahahhhh!" :'O