Girl name origins & meanings
- English, Native American : To be cheerful; windy; a great talker
Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Cheerful
- Native American : Long-winded talker
Family name origins & meanings
- English : from the Old English personal name Tāta, possibly a short form of various compound names with the obscure first element tāt, or else a nursery formation. This surname is common and widespread in Britain; the chief area of concentration is northeastern England, followed by northern Ireland.