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Meaning and Origin of: Tata

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First name origins & meanings:

  • African, Hebrew : Sweet; unpredictable

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Italian : from the Germanic personal name Tata, Tada.
  • Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city) : Parsi name, probably from Gujarati tat ‘father’ (Sanskrit tāta).
  • Albanian and Greek (Tatas) : nickname from Albanian tatë ‘father’, ‘daddy’.
  • Turkish and Greek : nickname for a stammerer, from Turkish and Arabic ta’ta’ ‘stammer’.
  • Polish : nickname from Polish tata ‘papa’, ‘daddy’.