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An alphabetical list of neutral names starting with T, continued from the names page, which see for more information. hese are neutral-gender names, otherwise known as unisex names. They are equally appropriate for girls, boys, and people of any gender. Nonbinary people don't have to have neutral names, and many notable nonbinary people have names that are usually either masculine or feminine. Neutral names can help make it safer for people to explore their gender expressions. In English-speaking countries, some of the most familiar gender-neutral names starting with T include Terry, Tracy, Tyler. However, there are many more unisex names from around the world that start with T, more than 40 of them, as listed below. Previous page: neutral names starting with S. Next page: neutral names starting with U.

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Tabassum (تبسّم). Arabic. Meaning "Smiling."[1][2] US Social Security Administration (SSA) data shows about 334 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 100% of the time,[3] whereas in Africa, it's more often a masculine name.[4] Keywords: affection, appearance, emotion, happiness, joy, three syllables

Tai. 1. Chinese. With Chinese given names, the meaning depends on which characters with the same pronunciation are chosen to write them. One possible choice of meaning for this name is "Extreme, great" (太).[5][1] 2. Vietnamese. A gender neutral name. Meaning "Talented."[6] US SSA data shows about 12,175 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 58% of the time.[7] Keywords: one syllable.

Taiwo. Yoruba. From a Yoruba expression meaning "Have the first taste of the world."[6] US SSA data shows about 729 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 66% of the time.[8] Keywords: African diaspora, two syllables.

Tal (טַל). Hebrew. A gender neutral name. Meaning "Dew" in Hebrew.[9][1][6] US SSA data shows about 2,038 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 68% of the time.[10] Keywords: nature, one syllable, water.

Tallis. 1. English. A form of the ancient Greek name Thales, meaning "One who thrives" in Greek. 2. English. From the Welsh name Taleisin, meaning "Shining brow" in Welsh. 3. Persian. Meaning "Wise" in Persian.[11] US SSA data shows about 60 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 63% of the time.[12] Keywords: two syllables.

Talyn. English. A modern neutral name that appeared in the 1980s and became popular in the first decade of the 2000s. From the English word "talon," meaning "the claws of a bird of prey."[13] US SSA data shows about 65 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 52% of the time.[14] Keywords: two syllables.

Tam (תָּם). Hebrew. Meaning "Honest, innocent" in Hebrew.[15] US SSA data shows about 15,123 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 51% of the time.[16] Keywords: one syllable, style.

Tandy. English. From the English and Irish surname Tandy, from a pet form of the masculine given name Andrew.[17] US SSA data shows about 1,834 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 64% of the time.[18] Keywords: two syllables.

Tarin. English. Meaning "The European siskin, which is a small songbird" in English.[19] US SSA data shows about 580 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 77% of the time.[20] Keywords: two syllables.

Tatum. English. From an English place name, meaning "Tata's homestead" in Old English. (Tata was an Old English name meaning "cheerful.")[6] US SSA data shows about 1,639 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 85% of the time.[21]

Taylor Mac performing at the Montclair Film Festival 2018.

Taylor. English. A gender neutral name. From the English surname that originally meant someone who worked as a tailor, from Norman French tailleur, ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".[22][1][6] US SSA data shows about 46,656 people have had the given name Taylor, used as a feminine name 75% of the time.[23] A short form of Taylor is Tay;[6] US SSA data shows about 1,556 people have had the given name Tay, used as a masculine name 71% of the time.[24]Keywords: arts, occupation, one syllable, style, two syllables. Notable nonbinary characters in fiction with this name include Taylor Mason in season 2 of Billions (played by Asia Kate Dillon). Nonbinary and genderqueer people with this name include the playwright and performer Taylor Mac.

Tayte. English. A modern neutral variant of the English masculine name Tate, from the English surname, from the Old English masculine given name Tata, of unknown meaning.[25][26] US SSA data shows about 9 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 78% of the time.[27]

Teagan. English. From an anglicized Irish surname, meaning "Descendant of Tadhgán" in Irish. Tadhgán is a pet form of Tadhg,[28] which is a masculine given name meaning "poet" in Irish.[29][30][31][6] US SSA data shows about 195 people have had the given name Teagan, used as a feminine name 79% of the time.[32] US SSA data shows about 37 people have had the given name with the variant spelling Taegan, used as a feminine name 74% of the time.[33] Other variants: Taegen, Teagen, and Teegan.[34][6] The very similar name Tegan has different origins, from Welsh teg, meaning "fair."[35] US SSA data shows about 803 people with the given name Tegan, used as a feminine name 74% of the time.[36] The name and its variants became popular in the late 1990s and 2000s because of the Canadian indie pop band Tegan and Sara, composed of identical twin sisters, who both happen to be lesbians,[37] and have been activists for LGBTQ rights.[38] Keywords: arts, modern, poetry, two syllables.

Teal. English. A gender neutral name. From the English words for the greenish-blue color, or for a type of duck that has feathers of this color.[39][6] that the duck haUS SSA data shows about 1,244 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 89% of the time.[40] Keywords: air, birds, colors, English word names, one syllable, water.

Temitope. Western African, Yoruba. Meaning "Enough to give thanks" in Yoruba.[41] US SSA data shows about 283 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 69% of the time.[42] Keywords: African diaspora, gratitude, virtue.

Temple. English. From the surname, which once meant a person who lived near a place of worship, or belonged to the Knights Templar, a medieval religious military order.[43][1][6] US SSA data shows about 2,424 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 67% of the time.[44]

Tennessee. English. From the name of the state in the US, known for its bluegrass music.[6] US SSA data shows about 176 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 73% of the time.[45]

Terran. English. Meaning "Of or pertaining to the planet Earth," "A human being from planet Earth," or "Belonging to the secular world" in English.[46][6] US SSA data shows about 488 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 69% of the time.[47]

Terrian. US SSA data shows about 195 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 66% of the time.[48]

Terry. English. From the English surname, ultimately from the ancient masculine name Theodoric, meaning "Ruler of the people." Terry is also a diminutive of masculine Terence and feminine Theresa.[49][50][51] US SSA data shows about 551,075 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 80% of the time.[52]

Texas. English. After the state in the US, which is thought to have been named from a Caddo and Hasinais Native American word meaning "Friends" or "Allies."[6][53] US SSA data shows about 255 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 73% of the time.[54]

Thai. US SSA data shows about 6,756 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 86% of the time.[55]

Thanh. Vietnamese. A neutral name. Pronounced "tieng" or "tan." Meaning "Blue, green, young" or "Sound, voice, tone."[56][1][6] US SSA data shows about 31,830 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 61% of the time.[57]

Theo. English, German, and Dutch. Traditionally masculine, but with some use in the US as a neutral name throughout the 1880s to the 1930s, in reference to the contemporary US president Theodore Roosevelt. Theo is short for masculine names Theodore and Theobald, and feminine names Theodora, all meaning "God's gift" in Greek.[58][6] US SSA data shows about 9,872 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 75% of the time.[59] Keywords: Edwardian era, two syllables, Victorian era. Nonbinary people with this name include actor Theo Germaine.

Thuong. Vietnamese. Meaning "Love tenderly."[60] US SSA data shows about 2,103 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 78% of the time.[61]

Tib. English. For a period of time during the 1200s in England, the traditionally masculine name Theobald came to be widely used as a neutral name. One factor that contributed to its popularity was that one of the naming practices in that time was to sometimes name children according to what day of the year they were born. If someone was born on May 21, the feast day of Saint Theobald, then they would be called Theobald in his honor, or perhaps the feminine form Theobalda. In everyday use, anyone named Theobald (or Theobalda) went by one of the pet forms of the name, such as Tib, Tibbe, Tibbett, Tibbot, Tibby, Tibot, Tibota, or Tippitt. These many variants helped distinguish between different people who shared the same popular name. By 1300, Tib and its variants had become strictly feminine. From the 1350s to 1550s, they also became the common names for female cats. (The counterpart for male cats was Gib, which was short for the masculine name Gilbert, so a pair of cats were called Tib and Gib.)[62][63][1] Tib and its variants have largely disappeared from use in English-speaking countries. Keywords: animals, cats, cute, medieval, one syllable, pets, two syllables.

Timber. English. A modern neutral name. Meaning "Wood" in English. Coincidentally, this has also been made a given name based on a combination of the masculine name Tim and feminine name Kimberly.[64][6] US SSA data shows about 158 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 70% of the time.[65]

Tinashe. Southern African, Shona. Meaning "We are with the Lord God" in Shona.[66][1] US SSA data shows about 9 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 59% of the time.[67] Keywords: African diaspora, Godly.

Toby. English. Traditionally masculine, this came to be a neutral name in the 1930s and 1940s. Medieval form of "Tobias", which ultimately derives from a Hebrew name Toviyyah (טוֹבִיָּה) meaning "The God Yahweh is good" in Hebrew.[68][6] US SSA data shows about 31,194 people have had the given name Toby, used as a masculine name 80% of the time.[69] For the modern English variant spelling Tobi, US SSA data shows about 3,445 people have had the given name Tobi, used as a feminine name 89% of the time.[70]

Tommie. English. Neutral diminutive of the masculine name Thomas and feminine Thomasina. Both come from the Aramaic masculine name Ta'oma' (תָּאוֹמָא), meaning "Twin" in Aramaic. Names derived from that figure in the Christian New Testament (the Greek Bible) are popular in the Christian world.[71][72] US SSA data shows about 28,714 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 65% of the time.[73] (Other spelling variants of this name are not so neutral, even though they are pronounced the same: US SSA data shows Tommy is used as a masculine name 98% of the time,[74] and Tommi is used as a feminine name 99% of the time.[75])

Tony and Toni. A neutral name. Short form of masculine Anthony, feminine Antonia, and other forms of the same name, derived from the Roman family name Antonius.[76][77][1][6] Though Tony and Toni are both pronounced the same, US SSA data shows Tony is used as a masculine name 99% of the time,[78] and Toni is used as a feminine name 99% of the time.[79] Nonbinary and genderqueer characters in fiction with this name include Toni in What We Left Behind by Robin Talley, and Toni in the dating sim The Office Type. Notable nonbinary/genderqueer people with this name include Australian politician and activist Tony Briffa.

Torrance. African-American English. A neutral form of the masculine African-American English name Torrence, from the Scottish and northern Irish surname Torrence, from the place name, meaning "Hillock or mound" in Gaelic.[80][81][82] US SSA data shows about 1,453 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 88% of the time.[83]

Torrin. US SSA data shows about 121 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 86% of the time.[84]

Tory. English and African-American English. Popular as a neutral name in the 1970s. Possibly from the Italian masculine name Salvatore, meaning "[Jesus Christ is] Savior" in Latin, or a form of the feminine name Tori, which is a diminutive of the feminine Victoria, meaning "Victory" in Latin.[85][86][87][88][89] US SSA data shows about 5,521 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 63% of the time.[90]

Tovia (טוֹבִיָּה). Hebrew. A neutral transcription of the Hebrew masculine name Toviyyah, meaning "The God Yahweh is good" in Hebrew.[91][92] US SSA data shows about 232 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 77% of the time.[93]

Tracy. English. Traditionally masculine, this became popular as a neutral name in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. From the English surname, from a Norman French place name, meaning "A domain belonging to Thracius."[94][1] US SSA data shows about 322,449 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 82% of the time.[95]

Trinidad. Spanish. Especially popular as a neutral name in the 1920s and 1930s. From the place name, meaning "The Holy Trinity" in Spanish.[96][1] US SSA data shows about 16,925 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 55% of the time.[97]

True. English. The Puritans used this as a feminine virtue name before the end of the 1800s. It returned to use as a neutral name in the end of the 20th century. Meaning "Truthful, honest, just; truth, reality; legitimate, rightful; accurate; steadfast, loyal" in English.[6][98][99] US SSA data shows about 1,082 people have had this given name, used as a masculine name 54% of the time.[100] Keywords: English word names, one syllable.

Tsubasa (つばさ). Japanese. This is traditionally a neutral name. With Japanese names, the meaning depends on which kanji characters with the same pronunciation are chosen to write it. One possible choice of meaning is "Wing" (翼).[101]

Tyler. A gender neutral name. Meaning "A worker in roof tiles" in English.[6] US SSA data shows about 77,520 people have had the given name Tyler, used as a masculine name 97% of the time, which is not so neutral anymore.[102] However, for the spelling variant Tylar,[6] US SSA data shows about 167 people have had the given name Tylar, used as a masculine name 55% of the time, which is very neutral.[103] Nonbinary people with this name include Tyler Ford.

Tyme. English. This modern neutral given name appeared in the 1980s. From an archaic spelling of the word "time" in modern English.[104][105] US SSA data shows about 46 people have had this given name, used as a feminine name 71% of the time.[106]


Thunder. In English, Thunder means, “Aloud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to the expansion of rapidly heated air.” The name Thunder just has a nice ring to it and, it’s a nice rainy earthy name too.

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