US Popularity:16283
Other Origin(s):Aramaic, Irish, Scottish
Meaning:Heart; Poet; Philosopher
What better way to show your unconditional love for your little one than with the lovely masculine moniker Tad? Meaning “heart,” it has strong Gaelic roots and makes for a fitting choice to honor your little bundle of joy’s heart of gold. It is derived from the Aramaic name Thaddeus which is the name of one of the twelve apostles of Jesus in the Christian Bible, making for a meaningful choice if you hope to raise baby in your faith. Tad also stems from the Irish, Scottish, and Gaelic masculine name Tadhg which means “poet” or “philosopher” and was borne by many ancient Irish kings, sure to inspire a leader in your little Tad.

Tad Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Tad is currently #16283 in U.S. births
Boy:Tad is currently #5941 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 1221
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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