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Boy Name: Taz

Name: Taz
Pronunciation: \taz\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Taso, Taos
Variant forms: Tasman, Tazman, Tazz


Taz \taz\ as a boy's name. Modern name. Possibly influenced by the name Tasman, and by the cartoon character of a Tasmanian Devil named Taz. The Australian state of Tasmania was named for 17th-century Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered it.

Taz has 3 variant forms: Tasman, Tazman and Tazz.

Baby names that sound like Taz are Taso and Taos.


Taz is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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