[ 1 syll. tai, ta-i ] The baby boy name Tai is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is TAY †. Tai's origin, as well as its use, is in the Vietnamese language. The name's meaning is talented one.
See also the related form, Taishawn.
See also the related category talented (wise).
Tai is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Tai, Ty was the most widely used. Tai has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
† English pronunciation for Tai: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"