Taffy - Meaning of Taffy
[ 2 syll. taf-fy, ta-ffy ] The baby boy name Taffy is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is TAEF-iy- †. Taffy is largely used in the Welsh language, and it is derived from Hebrew and Old French origins. Hebrew origin: A biblical name, it is derived from the element 'dod' which means beloved, favorite, darling, friend. The name developed in the 19th century from David and its Welsh form Dafydd. It is used as a nickname or perjorative for someone of Welsh origin. It could also be used as a nickname for someone born near the river Taff in Wales. See Taffy for more information.
Taffy is a Welsh diminutive form of David.
Taffy is also a diminutive form of the name Taft (English).
Taff (Welsh contraction) is another variant of Taffy.
Taffy is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Taffy, David was the most frequently used.
† English pronunciation for Taffy: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"